Krabi: Wookie Home World


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Krabi: Wookie home planet - May 30, 2005
Above is a still from Revenge of the Sith showing a section of the film that was partially shot in Thailand.
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Revenge of the Sith in Thailand - May 11, 2005
Apparently 'additional photography' on Revenge of the Sith was filmed in Phuket: ...Shooting on soundstages in Australia and Britain with additional photography in China, Thailand, Switzerland, Italy and Tunisia, Lucas thrusts viewers into pitched battles in looming caverns... (Hollywood Reporter, May 6, 2005)
From Episode III Cast & Crew:
THAILAND SHOOT
Production Services Provided by Santa International Film Productions Co., Ltd.
Production Manager - Piya Pestonji
Location Manager - Somchai Santitharangkul
Director of Photography - Ron Fricke
Camera Assistant - Teera Boonsri
Key Grip - Surat Thongwang

Does anyone know what was shot and what the footage is used for in the film?

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Star Wars grips the nation - The Nation, May 17 , 2005
All tickets for the opening day of the year's most anticipated movie have already been snapped up through bookings...
An informed source said that some of the background shots for scenes in the movie were filmed in Thailand.
Shots of mysterious tree-covered peaks jutting from a lagoon might appear very familiar to people in Thailand, he said.
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