The Resource The lord of the rings, The two towers, An Alliance Release, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Stephen Sinclair & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson, (videorecording Bluray)

The lord of the rings, The two towers, An Alliance Release, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Stephen Sinclair & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson, (videorecording Bluray)

Label
The lord of the rings, The two towers
Title
The lord of the rings
Title part
The two towers
Statement of responsibility
An Alliance Release, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Stephen Sinclair & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson
Title variation
Two towers
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Frodo and Samwise press on toward Mordor: Gollum insists on being the guide. Can anyone so corrupted by the ring be trusted? Frodo is increasingly under the sway of the ring wonders if he can trust himself. Meanwhile, Aragorn, drawing closer to his kingly destiny, rallies the forces of good for the battles that are about to come. Dark Lord's army is fast approaching Gondor and the War of the Ring is about to begin
Member of
Awards note
Winner of 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture 2003.
Cataloging source
CaOTUAV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, Michael Horton ; music, Howard Shore ; special make up, creature, miniature and digital effects, Weta Ltd. ; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel
Intended audience
OFRB rating: AA
Language note
English (DTS-HD 5.1) dialogue, French subtitles; English and French subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Brad Dourif, Karl Urban, Andy Serkis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1959-
  • 1981-
  • 1958-
  • 1969-
  • 1944-
  • 1922-2015
  • 1968-
  • 1976-
  • 1977-
  • 1960-
  • 1965-
  • 1950-
  • 1972-
  • 1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Peter
  • Osborne, Barrie
  • Walsh, Fran
  • Boyens, Philippa
  • Sinclair, Stephen
  • Wood, Elijah
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Tyler, Liv
  • Mortensen, Viggo
  • Astin, Sean
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • Rhys-Davies, John
  • Hill, Bernard
  • Lee, Christopher
  • Boyd, Billy
  • Monaghan, Dominic
  • Bloom, Orlando
  • Weaving, Hugo
  • Otto, Miranda
  • Wenham, David
  • Dourif, Brad
  • Urban, Karl
  • Serkis, Andy
  • Shore, Howard
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • WingNut Films (Firm)
  • Alliance Atlantis (Firm)
Runtime
235
Series statement
Lord of the rings
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baggins, Frodo
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Gold rings
  • Good and evil
  • Friendship
  • Courage
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The lord of the rings, The two towers, An Alliance Release, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Stephen Sinclair & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson, (videorecording Bluray)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Discs 1 and 2 are Blu-ray. Discs 3 to 5 are on DVD
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: Disc 1 and 2 (Blu-ray discs): 4 commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, the production team and the design team, with more than 30 participants. Disc 3 (DVD disc): 5 documentaries exploring how the book was adapted into a screenplay, the origins of Middle-earth, designing Middle-earth, a visit to the Weta Workshop, and an in-depth look at creating and bringing Gollum to life; 2 interactive maps: Middle-earth atlas and New Zealand as Middle-earth; galleries with audio commentaries. Disc 4: 8 documentaries cover the filming process, visual effects, editing, music and sound, stunts and fight training, and a visit to Weta Digital; interactive sound demonstration of The Battle of Helm's Deep; galleries with audio commentaries. Disc 5: Behind the scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discs 1-2. Part 1 and Part 2 extended edition of the film -- Disc 3. The appendices, part 3: The journey continues -- Disc 4. The appendices, part 4: The battle for middle-earth begins -- Disc 5. The two towers : behind the scenes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Extended edition ; Blu-ray version.
Extent
5 videodiscs (235 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Blu-ray and DVD discs, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The lord of the rings, The two towers, An Alliance Release, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Stephen Sinclair & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson, (videorecording Bluray)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Discs 1 and 2 are Blu-ray. Discs 3 to 5 are on DVD
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: Disc 1 and 2 (Blu-ray discs): 4 commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, the production team and the design team, with more than 30 participants. Disc 3 (DVD disc): 5 documentaries exploring how the book was adapted into a screenplay, the origins of Middle-earth, designing Middle-earth, a visit to the Weta Workshop, and an in-depth look at creating and bringing Gollum to life; 2 interactive maps: Middle-earth atlas and New Zealand as Middle-earth; galleries with audio commentaries. Disc 4: 8 documentaries cover the filming process, visual effects, editing, music and sound, stunts and fight training, and a visit to Weta Digital; interactive sound demonstration of The Battle of Helm's Deep; galleries with audio commentaries. Disc 5: Behind the scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Discs 1-2. Part 1 and Part 2 extended edition of the film -- Disc 3. The appendices, part 3: The journey continues -- Disc 4. The appendices, part 4: The battle for middle-earth begins -- Disc 5. The two towers : behind the scenes
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Extended edition ; Blu-ray version.
Extent
5 videodiscs (235 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Blu-ray and DVD discs, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD Master 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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