This short film is arguably the cutest prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

If you were a kid between the release of the first Star Wars movie—in 1977—and today, you’ve probably played with as many awesome Star Wars toys, action figures, vehicles, aircraft, LEGO sets, plush toys, anything as possible. This great short film about being a kid will instantly bring you back all those childhood memories and take you to your happy place.

Summer ‘78 is a cute short film directed by J.C. Reifenberg. It shows a young boy during the late 70s creating a home movie with his favorite toys from Star Wars.


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The ending was the only good part.*

Anyhow, my dog has the same bone-shaped name tag and when I saw that all I could think of was how those probably didn’t exist in 1978.

*Yes, I’m super fun at parties.