Synopsis

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.


Director:
Dome Karukoski
Studio:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Producer(s):
David Ready, Jenno Topping, Kris Thykier, Peter Chernin
Cast:
Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Laura Donnelly, Genevieve O'Reilly, Pam Ferris, Derek Jacobi
Writer(s):
David Gleeson, Stephen Beresford