Tolkien (12a)

Director Dome Karukoski. Biography/Drama/War

TOLKIEN explores the formative years of the renowned author’s life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school. Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including Tolkien’s tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the First World War which threatens to tear their fellowship apart. All of these experiences would later inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-earth novels.

Overview

Starring Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney
Duration 112 mins

Flicks Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

good

An enjoyable film but a bit long

A lovely film, acting superb and beautifully directed. Learnt a lot about Tolkien's early life and how Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit came about.

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