WHO’S IN IT?
Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road), Lily Collins (Rules Don’t Apply), Colm Meaney (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa), Derek Jacobi (Gosford Park), Anthony Boyle (The Lost City of Z), Patrick Gibson (What Richard Did), Tom Glynn-Carney (Dunkirk), Craig Roberts (Bad Neighbours), Pam Ferris (Matilda), James MacCallum (Incoming), Laura Donnelly (Hello Carter), Genevieve O’Reilly (The Young Victoria), Harry Gilby (Just Charlie), Mimi Keene (Close), Albie Marber (film debut), Ty Tennant (film debut), Guillermo Bedward (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Dome Karukoski (Lapland Odyssey), director; David Gleeson (The Front Line) and Stephen Beresford (Pride), writers; Peter Chernin (War for the Planet of the Apes), David Ready (The Mountain Between Us), Kris Thykier (Kick-Ass) and Jenno Topping (The Greatest Showman), producers; Thomas Newman (American Beauty), composer; Lasse Frank Johannessen (Tom of Finland), cinematographer; Harri Ylönen (The Home of Dark Butterflies), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Young J.R.R. Tolkien (Hoult) finds comfort and solace in a group of artists and writers at school, as well as his beloved Edith Bratt (Collins). However, the outbreak of the First World War threatens to tear apart his fellowship, but it proves to be a surprising source of inspiration for the world of Middle-Earth…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Discover the early years of one of the most popular authors of all time, J.R.R. Tolkien who is of course known for creating Middle-Earth and its several high-fantasy stories.