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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Christopher Guard
William Squire
Michael Scholes
John Hurt
Simon Chandler
Directors
Ralph Bakshi
Screenwriters
Chris Conkling
Peter S Beagle
Running Time
132 minutes

Lord Of The Rings
Ralph Bakshi’s ambitious but unfinished adaptation of Tolkien’s tale


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Plot
A group of hobbits are charged with carrying a magical ring into Mordor to be destroyed – knowing the Dark Lord will do everything in his power to stop them.


Verdict
What most people remember is the mix of the live-action tracing within the traditional animation and just how effectively creepy it managed to be, but for the time this did a pretty good job of adapting the dense novels.


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