Revenge Of The Sith

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One of the most iconic openings in cinematic history belongs to the Star Wars Series in which the opening monologue reads: “A Long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” (Lucas 0:01). It has continued to be a fascinating and adventurous movie going experience. Within the saga, there are a total of seven films, with more to be made. But in this essay I am going to be focusing on Star Wars: Episode 3- Revenge of the Sith. This film was written and directed by George Lucas and is of the science fiction genre. Revenge of the Sith was released in theaters on May 19, 2005. The constant theme throughout this movie is the division between good and evil, right from wrong, the light side of the force and the dark side. Anakin Skywalker is the main protagonist…show more content…
Anakin pilots half of General Grievous’s ship with both Chancellor Palpatine and Obi-Wan Kenobi behind him. In my opinion, this particular scene is symbolic because it shows how his world is soon going to be divided. His external world which is the Sith and the Jedi vice to his internal world which lies deep within his head and heart. Unbeknownst to Anakin, is that he will soon have to choose between the two. Once he arrives back to Coruscant, he is greeted by Padme and she informs him that she is pregnant. Anakin replies and says, “This is a happy moment. The happiest moment of my life” (Lucas 0:27). Though this may have been true at the time, but in reality her pregnancy may very well be the worst news for the entire galaxy. He will become the most famous father in all of cinema and mythology to these children. These children who will simultaneously be his undoing and his salvation. With that being said, we then transition to the meeting with Chancellor Palpatine while they watch an opera. This is the first actual conversation where Palpatine attempts to seduce Anakin to the dark side. Anakin then begins to see that he could alter the natural order of things and commences to thinking selfishly which is the code of the Sith. Palpatine tells the tale of his former master Darth Plagueis by elaborating to the claims that he could save those from death. This coincides with Anakin’s thoughts and begins to sway him more and more towards the dark side of the
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