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The Lord of the Rings (Animated Version) - Region 2 DVD

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Description: Ralph Bakshi's 1978 animated adaptation of The Lord of the Rings is a bold, colourful, ambitious failure. Severely truncated, this two-hour version tackles only about half the story, climaxing with the battle of Helm's Deep and leaving poor Frodo and Sam still stuck on the borders of Mordor with Gollum. Allegedly, the director ran out of money and was unable to complete the project. As far as the film does go, however, it is a generally successful attempt at rendering Tolkien's landscapes of the imagination. Bakshi's animation uses a blend of conventional drawing and rotoscoped (traced) animated movements from live-action footag ... (more)
Manufacturer: Warner Home Video
Release date: 26 November 2001
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 7321900374088
Tags: Fantasy (5), Animation (5), Adventure (4), War (2), Based On Novel (2), Adaptation (2), Action (2), Corruption (1), Saga (1), Racial Tension (1), Middle-Earth (1), Epic (1), Trilogy (1), Good Vs. Evil (1), Rite Of Passage (1), Companionship (1), Journey (1), 1978 (1), Mutation (1), Whispers (1)
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