Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.

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Updated: 15 December 2017
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... Edith Bratt
... J.R.R. Tolkien
... Mrs. Faulkner
... R.Q. Gilson
... Sam
... Father Francis Morgan
... G.B. Smith
... Christopher Wiseman
... Young J.R.R Tolkien
Ty Tennant ... Young Christopher Wiseman
... Sergeant Kahn
... WW1 British Sergeant / sikh Sergeant
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Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow 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. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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A Light in the Darkness  »

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Nicholas Hoult also appeared in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), as did Ian McKellen, who played Gandalf in Peter Jackson's film adaptations of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. See more »

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