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Star Wars. Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Original title
Star Wars. Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Running time
124 min.
United States United States
Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan (Story: George Lucas)
John Williams
Peter Suschitzky
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Lucasfilm. Released by 20th Century Fox
Sci-Fi. Adventure | Space Adventure. Sequel. Cult Movie. Star Wars
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Star Wars Saga
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Synopsis / Plot
The Empire Strikes Back - Three years later Imperial forces continue to pursue the Rebels. After the Rebellion’s defeat on the ice planet Hoth, Luke journeys to the planet Dagobah to train with Jedi Master Yoda, who has lived in hiding since the fall of the Republic. In an attempt to convert Luke to the dark side, Darth Vader lures young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin. In the midst of a fierce lightsaber duel with the Sith Lord, Luke faces a startling revelation...
1980: 2 Academy Awards: Best Sound, Visual Effects (Special Award). 3 Nominations
1980: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Motion Picture Score
1980: BAFTA Awards: Best Music. 3 nominations
1980: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Comedy Screenplay
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