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What language is Star Wars in?

On the surface, that seems like a simple question. IMDB clearly lists all the films as being in English. Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher and George Lucas all speak English. If you play the original version of the movies with the original audio track, English speakers will identify almost all of the dialogue as English, and what isn't English is subtitled in English.

But, of course, Star Wars takes place a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. They don't have an England. If you check Wookieepedia, you'll see that the lingua franca of the Star Wars universe is a language called Basic. Does that mean that all of the Star Wars films are translated, or is Basic simply the same as English? If there were a theoretical "untranslated" version of Star Wars, how different would it sound? Would Han be making puns that didn't make it through to the English version?

What language is actually being spoken in Finding Nemo, or A Bug's Life, or Cars? Would our understanding of these films be different, if they weren't being "translated" for us?

(Thursday evening, INT: Overdrive Computers, back room)

EB: I guess it would be kinda weird, in a society that evidently remembers men solely as monsters, if anyone still thought fondly of Jesus or Mohammed, let alone worshipped a deity with male pronouns.
GU: Well, now, they can't have lost all records of men. You can't learn physics without learning about Einstein, Newton, Pythagoras...
LH: Sure you can. It's possible to teach E equals M C squared or A squared plus B squared equals C squared without bringing names or history into it. Math doesn't care.
EB: Clearly it's not all lost, though. Half your cult groups have names that reference Bible verses or Greek mythology.
LH: I'm gonna be honest, that's mostly for reader convenience. Makes it easier to remember which group is which.
MH (upside-down): Well, maybe they're not actually named that, then. If it's far enough in the future, they probably wouldn't be speaking English any more, which means all the dialogue is actually translated.
EB: Hey, yeah. I don't recall anyone ever mentioning that.
LH: Eh, language and religion aren't social issues that I felt needed to be addressed.
MH: Well, sure. Language, religion, representative art of the human figure... I'm sure that's all fairly minor stuff when it comes to speculative anthropology.