Directed by the critically acclaimed filmmaker, Richard Marquand, with a script by Lawrence Kasdan and story by George Lucas, Episode VI saw the long-awaited victory of the Rebel Alliance and final confrontation between Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker.
With even greater battles and more immersive environments, Return of the Jedi saw groundbreaking innovation in visual effects from Industrial Light & Magic. With each new Star Wars film, they continued to raise the bar, creating unrivaled mastery in optical effects, compositing, and computer systems.
With the redemption of Darth Vader and heroic triumph of Luke Skywalker came the promise of many more Star Wars adventures yet to be created. Return of the Jedi had set the stage for the mythology’s continuation for decades to come.