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|Named Person:||J R R Tolkien|
|Material Type:||Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Jackson; Fran Walsh; Philippa Boyens; Barrie Osborne; Tim Sanders; Mark Ordesky; Bob Weinstein; Harvey Weinstein; Robert Shaye; Michael Lynne; Elijah Wood; Ian McKellen; Liv Tyler; Viggo Mortensen; Sean Astin; Cate Blanchett; John Rhys-Davies; Billy Boyd; Dominic Monaghan; Orlando Bloom; Christopher Lee; Hugo Weaving; Sean Bean; Ian Holm; Andy Serkis; Marton Csokas; Craig Parker; Lawrence Makoare; Andrew Lesnie; Grant Major; John Gilbert; Ngila Dickson; Richard Taylor; Howard Shore; Enya; J R R Tolkien; New Line Cinema Corporation.; WingNut Films (Firm); New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
|ISBN:||0780638379 9780780638372 078063702X 9780780637023|
|Language Note:||In English with optional English subtitles ; closed-captioned.|
|Notes:||Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Prequel to: Lord of the Rings: the two towers and Lord of the Rings: the return of the king.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: Disc 2: Welcome to Middle-earth : Houghton Mifflin in-store special; Quest for the ring : FOX TV special; A passage to Middle-earth : SCI-FI channel special; lordoftherings.net featurettes (Finding Hobbiton, Hobbiton comes alive, Believing the world of Bree, Ringwraiths : the fallen kings, Rivendell : the Elven refuge, Languages of Middle-earth, Two wizards, Music of Middle-earth, Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Liv Tyler, Ian McKellen, Weathertop : the windy hill); Theatrical trailers; TV spots; Enya "May It Be" music video; Special extended DVD edition preview; Behind the scenes preview of "The Two Towers"; "The Two Towers" video game preview by EA.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; production designer, Grant Major ; film editor, John Gilbert ; costume designers, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor ; music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Howard Shore ; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel ; featuring the songs "May It Be" & "AniÌron" composed & performed by Enya.|
|Cast:||Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Sean Bean, Ian Holm, Andy Serkis, Marton Csokas, Craig Parker, Lawrence Makoare.|
|Awards:||Academy Awards, 2001: Best Cinematography (Andrew Lesnie); Best Music, Original Score (Howard Shore); Best Effects, Visual Effects (Jim Rygiel); Best Makeup (Peter Owen, Richard Taylor).|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG-13 ; Epic battle sequences and some scary images ; Supplemental material not rated.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (ca. 178 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (fold-out)|
|Details:||DVD ; NTSC ; 5.1 Dolby digital EX surround sound and 2.0 stereo surround sound; 2.35:1 aspect ratio enhaced for widescreen televisions; Region 1; Access to DVD-ROM Special features requires computer with DVD-ROM drive; internet access may be required for some features; some features may not be available on all players or drives.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Main feature --
Disc 2. Special features: 3 in-depth behind-the-scenes programs; 15 featurettes created for lordoftherings.net, exploring the locales and cultures of Middle Earth; original theatrical trailers and TV spots ; music video for 'May it be' by Enya; movie preview of The two towers; video game preview of The two towers by EA.
|Other Titles:||Lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring (Motion picture)
Fellowship of the ring
|Responsibility:||New Line Cinema presents ; a WingNut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Tim Sanders ; executive producers, Mark Ordesky, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Robert Shaye, Michael Lynne.|
|Local System Bib Number:||
In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.
Retrieving notes about this item
- Baggins, Frodo (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
- Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Drama.
- Tolkien, J. R. R. -- (John Ronald Reuel), -- 1892-1973 -- Film adaptations.
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