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Star Wars: THE FALLEN JEDI 3-in-1 prequel cut

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Hello there. After being inspired by many fan edits, I decided to cut together the prequel films into one stand alone film. I know it’s been done a million times, but I wanted to make a compressed story of Anakin’s fall to darkness. I wanted this to be like a standalone film like rogue one that. I tried to make the story mainly focused on Anakin’s fall to the dark side, so there was a lot of things removed. It’s 1 hour and 59 minutes so a lot has been removed and changed. Overall I’m somewhat satisfied with this fan edit. Originally the title was The Rise of Darth Vader, but after rewatching many times. I think this cut is more about the fall of Anakin than it is about the Rise of Darth Vader. Which is why this fan edit is named THE FALLEN JEDI. Also The Rise of Darth Vader seems too long.
Major Changes:
-new crawl explaining most of episode 1: finding Anakin and escorting Padme to Naboo where they run into Maul
-most of episode 1 has been removed except duel of the fates
-after duel of the dates Yoda gives Obi-Wan permission to train Anakin
-only three lightsaber battles: Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan vs. Darth Maul, Yoda vs. Palpatine and Anakin vs. Obi-Wan
-cut out a lot of bickering between Anakin and Obi-Wan
-tightened up the speeder chase
-removed Kamino because the focus is on Anakin’s fall
-no young Boba Fett because Kamino is cut so it would be weird to all the sudden see him on Geonosis
-removed a lot of the romance scenes between Anakin and Padme, it’s still obvious they like each other
-removed Anakin telling Padme that he killed the sand people
-removed Jar-Jar giving Palpatine emergency powers
-cut most of the droid factory sequence
-Jango Fett is never seen without his helmet off to make him more mysterious like Boba in the OT
-no R2 and 3P0 during the Geonosis battle
-shortened the battle over Coruscant, we hear Obi-Wan and Anakin talking about it afterwards
-removed Grievous
-added OT score from episode 4 when Anakin is denied the rank of master
-palpatine now says “He could use the force to create life” during the Opera scene
-any scenes implying that Anakin killed the younglings
-cut out lines from Obi-Wan implying that he wants to kill Anakin
-added lines from ROTS video game that have Obi-Wan trying to help Anakin
-Padme doesn’t lose the will to live but dies in childbirth
-new ending with Vader’s helmet being lowered and the imperial march plays over the credits
I want to thank NFBisms, HAL9000, IIFanEditore, Adywan, Snooker, SWAGBeditor, DominicCobb and AKFilmFan for motivating me to cut these films together. I am a big Star Wars fan, and am a fan of the prequel and original trilogy. I grew up with both trilogies and are my childhood. I wanted to find a new way to watch the PT with the OT. This isn’t a radical fan edit as I do believe that prequels have a really good story, but I think it can be told in a more compressed form. Most of this fan edit is still cannon, which I considered while editing this, as I am still a fan of the actual story we got. I don’t really have a specific order to watch this with OT. I tried watching Machete but wasn’t the biggest fan, so I would say release order or chronological order is probably the best.

Brian

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Consider me intrigued! I’d like a link when available 😉

Italian faneditor.

EDITS LIST:
Episode IV - THE HEIR OF SKYWALKER. Episode VI - RETURN OF THE JEDI. DYAD IN THE FORCE (3-into-1 sequels).
PM me for links if interested.

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Very interesting. I’d love to watch it.