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I Am Your Father (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 7 January 2017 (Japan)
The story of the underappreciated bodybuilder, actor and Star Wars alumnus, David Prowse.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Colm Meaney ... Narrator (voice)
Lou Ferrigno ... Himself
Julian Owen Julian Owen ... Himself
Marcus Hearn Marcus Hearn ... Himself
James Prowse James Prowse ... Himself
Robert Watts ... Himself
Gary Kurtz ... Himself
Brian Muir Brian Muir ... Himself
Manuel M. Velasco ... Himself (as Manuel Velasco)
Michael Atiyeh Michael Atiyeh ... Himself
Marcos Cabotá Marcos Cabotá ... Himself
Robert Prowse Robert Prowse ... Himself
Carmen Cabotá Carmen Cabotá ... Herself
Jonathan Rigby ... Himself
David Prowse ... Himself
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David Prowse, the actor who played Darth Vader at the first Star Wars Trilogy, never revealed his face during the films. He could have done it only once at "Return of the Jedi", but something happened. Another actor did that sequence and that fact marked David Prowse life for ever. Thirty years later, a young filmmaker discovers why the producers took that decision, and is determined to pay Dave a deserved tribute, almost impossible. Written by Toni Bestard & Marcos Cabotá

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Spain

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7 January 2017 (Japan) See more »

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Finding David Prowse See more »

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Madrid, Spain See more »

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€250,000 (estimated)
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Homage to the man behind the mask of Darth Vader
10 October 2015 | by abmart02See all my reviews

The directors of this documentary, who are Star Wars fans from his childhood, have done a good homage to actor Dave Prowse, the man behind the mask of Darth Vader.

Through several interviews with people directly involved in the making of the original Star Wars trilogy the film discovers the reasons that affected the relationship between Prowse and Lucasfilm after finishing the shooting of the original trilogy. Fortunately the film provides different opinions about this matter.

Last but not least, their homage also extends to other great film actors that played evil roles behind a mask.


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