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The Hunt for Gollum (2009)

Unrated | | Short, Action, Adventure | 3 May 2009 (UK)
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The great events of the war of the ring are about to unfold and the priority for Strider and Gandalf is to keep the Ring secret. Sauron is preparing to unleash his armies and Gollum is ... See full summary »

Director:

Chris Bouchard

Writers:

J.R.R. Tolkien (novel), Chris Bouchard (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrian Webster ... Aragorn
Arin Alldridge ... Arithir
Patrick O'Connor Patrick O'Connor ... Gandalf
Rita Ramnani ... Arwen
Gareth Brough Gareth Brough ... Gollum (voice) / Goblok
Jason Perino Jason Perino ... Gollum (voice)
Christopher Dingli ... Gollum
Matthew Cunningham Matthew Cunningham ... Gollum (body)
Max Bracey Max Bracey ... Mirkwood Elf
Dan Styles ... Dagbash / Orc
Joshua Kennedy Joshua Kennedy ... Disgruntled Orc / Orc
Ross Morrisson Ross Morrisson ... Ringwraith
Emma Hunt Emma Hunt ... Ringwraith
Lisa Rost-Welling Lisa Rost-Welling ... Angry Villager
Ivan Wilkinson Ivan Wilkinson ... Orc
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The great events of the war of the ring are about to unfold and the priority for Strider and Gandalf is to keep the Ring secret. Sauron is preparing to unleash his armies and Gollum is creeping around Middle Earth with crucial knowledge of the Ring's location. He must be found. Written by Chris Bouchard

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Not all who wander are lost...


Certificate:

Unrated

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

£3,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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The film was viewed 2 million times in May 2009 when released free to the Internet. See more »

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The size and look of Gollum keeps changing depending on camera angle. See more »

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Referenced in Fanarchy (2015) See more »

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Top notch LOTR! Most impressive.
5 May 2009 | by crayonzeroSee all my reviews

I was truly surprised and very happy to realise that this film was actually very good!

Expecting a well meaning but very flawed fan piece, I have to say my presumptions proved to be nonsense. The hunt for Gollum is a masterpiece in what can be done with talent and determination, regardless of money. It looks good, sounds good, is well written and even has a great fight scene with an Ork war-band.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TEAM BEHIND THIS! Excellent job, thanks a lot for all your hard work!

BTW. for anyone who doesn't know, you can watch it on the official website in HD for free: http://thehuntforgollum.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html


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