Dubrovnik was just perfect to watch the newest sequel of the most popular science-fantasy series in the history – Star Wars. Last night was completely reserved for The Last Jedi!
On Stradun, at the same place where the parts of The Last Jedi were filmed, Darth Vader and Stormtrooper took a walk and were a perfect start of the Star Wars journey. The program continued with 3D mapping on the Bell Tower and with the laser and smoke performance at the entrance to Luza.
All this was just an introduction to the real spectacle – the one on the big screen. Fans were very excited to watch the eight sequel of their favourite series, especially when they knew that Dubrovnik can be seen in it.
In The Last Jedi Dubrovnik plays Canto Bight, a city of many casinos and boutiques. Film director Rian Johnson describesCanto Bight as an environment similar to Monte Carlo with the Bond spirit.
Filming in Croatia was realized through the measures of the Croatian Audiovisual Center and 286 domestic filmmakers, 10 interns and 120 extras were involved in the project. During the filming Stradun was partly closed and only the firefighters, police and emergency assistance could pass. Most of the scenes were filmed during the night and some parts were shot on the Sea Star ship.