Star Wars remake week: Turkish Star Wars

All this week we’ll be bringing you the most eyecatching remakes of Star Wars (as in Episode IV: A New Hope) in different media. And no, we’re not counting George Lucas’ own special edition tinkery. We start with one that can only be described as jaw-droppingly awful.

It’s a traditional film media version, but remade on an incredibly low budget in Turkey. The budget stretched neither to special effects nor to a healthy respect for copyright. The start of the movie is available right here, but to get a real feel for the sheer lameness of the whole affair you are better off with this clip of the closing 10 minutes: