Is Luke Skywalker going to Scarborough Fair? Featuring Simon and Garfunkel’s memorable score for the Mike Nichols tragicomedy, the folks at Slacktory* re-imagined Star Wars as a dark coming-of-age story.
Luke is the tortured Benjamin Braddock, Princess Leia is Elaine, and Obi Wan Kenobi has just one word for you: plastics.
Correction, April 11, 2013: This post originally misspelled Slacktory.
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