Tolkien Trailer – 3 May – biography – drama

Tolkien Trailer
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Tolkien Trailer.  First taster of this fascinating movie.  It hits UK cinemas 3 May

Directed by: Dome Karukoski

Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Laura Donnelly, Genevieve O’Reilly, Pam Ferris and Derek Jacobi

TOLKIEN explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a fellow group of outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.

The English professor, philologist and author J. R. R. Tolkien is author of The HobbitThe Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion as well as notable academic works.

A curious but fascinating film.  Will you go and see it?  What are you thoughts about this movie?  Drop by our comment box and leave your views.  We would love to hear from you

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