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J.R.R. Tolkien

1998 Rated NR 48m

This absorbing documentary transports J.R.R. Tolkien fans to England's rural West Midlands, which inspired the celebrated writer to create Middle Earth, the setting for his fantastical Lord of the Rings novels. Discover how the pastoral milieu influenced the author, and how his lifelong study of ancient northern languages helped him develop one of English literature's most vibrant and complex fictional worlds.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access.