Tolkien 

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.

Director:

Dome Karukoski
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Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Comments: Variety: http://variety.com/2017/film/news/shooting-wraps-nicholas-hoult-tolkien-1202641944/
Updated: 15 December 2017
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Lily Collins ... Edith Bratt
Nicholas Hoult ... J.R.R. Tolkien
Pam Ferris ... Mrs. Faulkner
Laura Donnelly
Genevieve O'Reilly
Derek Jacobi
Colm Meaney ... Father Francis Morgan
Craig Roberts ... Sam
Patrick Gibson ... R.Q. Gilson
Tom Glynn-Carney ... Christopher Wiseman
Anthony Boyle ... G.B. Smith
Harry Gilby ... Young J.R.R Tolkien
Albie Marber Albie Marber ... Young Robert
Adam Darlington ... Bargeman
Aaron Neil ... Sergeant Kahn
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Storyline

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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Plot Keywords:

soldier | author | inspiration | See All (3) »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sequences of war violence
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

A Light in the Darkness See more »

Filming Locations:

Liverpool, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Trench scenes from World War 1 were filmed in Altchringham, Cheshire See more »

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