Tolkien (2019)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama | 10 May 2019 (USA)
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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.

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Dome Karukoski
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Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Updated: 29 January 2019
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Lily Collins ... Edith Bratt
Nicholas Hoult ... J.R.R. Tolkien
Patrick Gibson ... R.Q. Gilson
Pam Ferris ... Mrs. Faulkner
Genevieve O'Reilly
Derek Jacobi
Colm Meaney ... Father Francis Morgan
Craig Roberts ... Sam
Mimi Keene ... Young Edith
Laura Donnelly
Anthony Boyle ... G.B. Smith
Tom Glynn-Carney ... Christopher Wiseman
Ty Tennant ... Young Christopher Wiseman
Harry Gilby ... Young J.R.R Tolkien
Aaron Neil ... Sergeant Kahn
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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 Life of Love, Courage, and Fellowship

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Biography | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for some sequences of war violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Liverpool, England, UK See more »

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This is Finnish Director Dome Karukoski's first English language movie. See more »

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