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Justin Trudeau, 11, reviews Return of the Jedi after Ottawa premiere in 1983

Justin Trudeau was just 11 in May 1983 when his father, then prime minister Pierre Trudeau, took him to see Return of the Jedi at Ottawa's Somerset Theatre.

'It was better than the Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars — at least I think so'

Justin Trudeau was just 11 years old in May 1983 when his father, then prime minister Pierre Trudeau, took him to see Return of the Jedi at Ottawa's Somerset Theatre.

The CBC's Brian Nordlund managed to get a quick interview with the younger Trudeau after the screening was over.

An 11-year-old Justin Trudeau gave a quick review of Return of the Jedi to the CBC after the Ottawa premiere in May 1983. 0:15

"It was better than The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars — at least I think so," he said.

Nordlund also talked to some people who had waited in line since 5:30 a.m. to see the third instalment of the film franchise.

You can watch Nordlund's entire report from that night 32 years ago in the video player below.

Anticipation is high in Ottawa with the premiere of the third movie in the Star Wars saga. 2:06

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