I know, it’s a debate. And still… Director Irvin Kershner said he had no interest in films with special effects. However, he was won over by George Lucas, although Kershner was determined to make the film more about characterizations than hardware. Kershner spent several months working on the script, pushing the writers into humanizing the characters more.
The Human Touch: And that was the secret sauce. The human touch, the characters, the relationships, the drama. This final scene is a sad happy ending and I always cry a little watching it. And can’t wait to watch it all over again.
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