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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Jackson; Elijah Wood; Ian McKellen; Liv Tyler; Viggo Mortensen; Sean Astin; Cate Blanchett; John Rhys-Davies; Billy Boyd; Dominic Monaghan; Orlando Bloom; Andy Serkis; J R R Tolkien; New Line Cinema Corporation.; WingNut Films (Firm); New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||Closed-captioned; optional Spanish or English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Special features: Discs 1 & 2: four separate audio commentary tracks by the director and writers, the design team, the production and post-production team, and the cast.
Special features: Disc 3: six documentaries: J.R.R. : Origins of Middle Earth; From book to script : finding the story; Designing and building Middle Earth; Gollum; Middle Earth atlas; New Zealand as Middle Earth.
Special features: Disc 4: five documentaries: Filming The two towers; Visual effects; Editorial : refining the story; Music and sound; The battle for Helm's Deep is over.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, Michael Horton ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designers, Ngila Dickson ... [et al.] ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel.|
|Cast:||Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: PG-13; for epic battle sequences and some scary images.|
|Description:||4 videodiscs (223 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround sound, DTS ES 6.1 surround sound, stereo. surround sound.|
|Contents:||Discs 1-2: A new version of the second Lord of the Ringsinstallment including over 40 minutes of never-before-seen footage ; four audio commentaries by Peter Jackson ; commentaries from over 30 members of the cast and crew --
disc 3: Adapting the book into a screenplay and planning the film ; Designing and inspirations for locations in Middle-Earth ; Storyboards to pre-visualization ; Weta Workshop visit : see sculptors in action creating weapons, creatures and miniatures for the film ; Atlas of Middle-Earth ; Interactive map of New Zealand highlighting the location scouting process ; Galleries of art and slideshows with commentaries by the artists --
disc 4: Sending the actors into battle : swordfighting ; Principal photography : stories from the set ; Digital effects ; Bigatures : a close-up look at the miniatures ; Galleries of behind-the-scenes photos and personal cast photos ; Post-production : editing it all together ; Sound design demonstration ; DVD-ROM content.
|Series Title:||New Line platinum series.|
|Other Titles:||Two towers|
|Responsibility:||New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; screenplay writers, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson ; director, Peter Jackson.|