The home of the young Darth Vader is in danger of disappearing. The Tunisia Desert was a great place to film the rough desert planet known as Tatooine. Both Mos Eisley and Mos Espa were filmed in this location. Because of the popularity of the films, it has become a great tourist spot. Due to it being in the sand dunes, sand storms are slowly burying the set. “Ever since they finished the part of the movie shot in 2003, sand dunes have surrounded the film set from every side. They should not have allowed this to happen,” says Tahar. … Continue reading Time to Visit Mos Espa Set Is Running Out!
Many are familiar with the home of Anakin Skywalker, Mos Espa which they introduced in the first Star Wars prequel film. After filming, they had left the sets up and fans have been able to visit and experience the life of a Tatooine civilian themselves. But now, fans might not have that much time to visit the home of Anakin Skywalker. BYU Planetary Scientist Jani Radebaugh says that sand dunes are soon coming to cover the sets in the Tunisian Desert.The dune is said to be measured at 20 feet tall and 300 feet wide in 2009, and it’s been … Continue reading Mos Espa Threatened By Sand Dunes