Star Wars 30's Silent Edition Part 1 - Dusty Version

Star Wars 30's Silent Edition Part 1 - Dusty Version

 
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Star Wars 30's Silent Edition Part 1 - Dusty Version
Franchise:
Fanedit Type:
Original Release Date:
1999, 2002, 2005
Original Running Time:
418
Fanedit Release Date:
Fanedit Running Time:
132
Time Cut:
286
Brief Synopsis:
This is an old looking, dusty version of the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy saga. No voices, dialogue cards, no sound effects, only John Williams music.
Intention:
Even before the release of my Star Wars 30′s serial edition (or silent edition) the thought of doing an old looking, dusty version of this edit came to me. I wanted a simple, clean, black and white, 16:9 release first, but to complete the idea of an old silent edition of Star Wars a little more work had to be done.
First I did not want to go too far in the changing process, but after some talkings at OT.com (thanks to you all) I began to realize that since a clean version was already available, this new “dusty” version needed to be quite different.

What is the Star Wars 30′s serial edition “clean version” ?
It’s a 4h40 long silent Star Wars movie (only Williams score), black and white, 16:9 ratio.
with dialogues cards, splited in two parts (1 DVD for the prequels, 1 DVD for the original trilogy).
Each episode can be watched as a (more or less) 45 minutes episode.
Release Information
PAL DVD-5
Cuts and Additions:
- New 4:3 ratio (including “new” camera movements by animating the 4:3 cropping)
- New black and white and sometime different tints (mostly depending on wich planete the action takes place)
- Multiple Premiere Pro filters added to the picture, including a 18 frames per second filter.
- Noises, scratches, vignetting, bluring effects added.
- A simple audio menu with the choice between stereo or a “dusty” mono mix. Stereo version only on the divX versions, for now
(if some would want the mono mix with divx versions, I could make them though)
- Very minor new edits. (including a short new edit of the introduction of Darth Maul facing the 2 Jedi.)
- Minor text changes. (Thanks to Ripplin, for my english is not always very good!)
Clean Version: image

Dusty Version: image

Clean Version: image

Dusty Version: image

Clean Version: image

Dusty Version: image

Cover art by The Man Behind The Mask (DOWNLOAD HERE)
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Cover art for the 2-DVD set by TMBTM(DOWNLOAD HERE)
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Cover art for part 1 and 2 by AvP (DOWNLOAD HERE)
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Best Ever

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9.9
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I loved this edit. As a huge fan of silent film, this edit married two of my favorite things: Star Wars and Silent serial adventure movies. I loved the narrative, the three movies really felt like one film - in the style of the silent serial Les Vampires from 1915. There were really smart editing choices that were made available due to the silent nature of the project, but my one disappointment is that Battle of the Heroes was not used to accompany the fight between Anakin and ObiWan. But that's a small quible. The film was excellent.

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9.8
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I have never enjoyed the Star Wars Pre-Quals in any form they have been released in, and believe i've tried very hard to enjoy them. There is just so much horribleness in them that finding the fun in them is dam near impossible.

However, thanks to some INCREDIBLE editing and a simply inspired concept I can now enjoy the entire saga by watching the Pre-Quals in this brilliant fan edit.

So much care has gone into making this a wonderful experience and it's the small touches that really set it off. I fell in love instantly when you start to notice the Film Tinting used to give a characteristic color scheme to each scene. Making Tatooine in Sepia while putting Naboo into a pale green just really sold the whole idea.

I'm not telling you anything you don't already know, this edit is just amazing and it has now become tradition for me to watch it every year on May the 4th.

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Review by BladeRunner391 — May 6, 2012 @ 8:15 pm

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Review by kaine23 — October 31, 2011 @ 7:31 pm

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