Mark Hamill during the red carpet premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Tokyo on 6 December 2017. An entire generation of movie goers in China were born since his third act as Luke Skywalker in 1983. The Chinese box office was a flop for the eighth outing of the Star Wars franchise. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s small-town girls give ex-boyfriends the edge over the galaxy’s last Jedi knight

A new generation of Chinese movie goers - many of them born after Mark Hamill’s third act as Luke Skywalker in 1983 - draw a collective blank when asked about Jedi knights or The Force

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Mark Hamill during the red carpet premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Tokyo on 6 December 2017. An entire generation of movie goers in China were born since his third act as Luke Skywalker in 1983. The Chinese box office was a flop for the eighth outing of the Star Wars franchise. Photo: EPA-EFE
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