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The lord of the rings. The two towers

Author: Peter JacksonFran WalshMichael PellerinPhilippa BoyensStephen SinclairAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles : New Line Home Entertainment, ©2003, ©2002.
Series: New Line platinum series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Special extended DVD edView all editions and formats
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The Fellowship has been broken. Boromir is dead; Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee have gone to Mordor alone to destroy the One Ring; Merry and Pippin have been captured by the Uruk-hai; Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli have made friends of the Rohan, a race of humans that are in the path of the upcoming war, led by its aging king, Theoden. The two towers between Mordor and Isengard, Barad-dur and Orthanc, have united in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Fantasy films
Drama
Action and adventure films
Teatro
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; Frodo Baggins; J R R Tolkien; Frodo Baggins
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jackson; Fran Walsh; Michael Pellerin; Philippa Boyens; Stephen Sinclair; Barrie Osborne; 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),
ISBN: 0780644042 9780780644045
OCLC Number: 53447781
Language Note: Closed-captioned; optional Spanish or English subtitles.
Notes: Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Credits: Feature: 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.
Special feature documentaries: Written and directed by Michael Pellerin ; produced by Michael Pellerin, Kevin Miller, David Rodriguez ; audio commentary editors, Tina Imahara, Matthaeus Szumanski, Jennifer Calbi ; documentary segment editors, Jim Gallagher, Jonah Lee Walker, Tara Veneruso, Robert Anich Cole, Eric Sanford, Eric Driscoll, David Noel, David Spell, Robert Meyer Burnett, Jennifer Calbi, Anthony Smedile.
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.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: DVD (Discs 1 and 2) ; DVD-ROM (Discs 3 and 4), region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround sound, DTS ES 6.1 surround sound, stereo. surround sound ; System requirements for DVD-ROM and online features: A computer running Windows 98SE or higher, the (included) InterActual player software installed, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Macromedia Flash 6.0 or higher and an internet connection, a DVD-ROM drive and a software or hardware DVD player. DVD-ROM features not available on Apple Macintosh.
Contents: Discs 1-2: A new version of the second Lord of the Rings installment 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: Lord of the rings, the two towers (Motion picture)
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.

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The Fellowship has been broken. Boromir is dead; Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee have gone to Mordor alone to destroy the One Ring; Merry and Pippin have been captured by the Uruk-hai; Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli have made friends of the Rohan, a race of humans that are in the path of the upcoming war, led by its aging king, Theoden. The two towers between Mordor and Isengard, Barad-dur and Orthanc, have united in their lust for destruction. The corrupt wizard Saruman and his slimy assistant, Grima Wormtongue, have created a grand Uruk-hai army bent on the destruction of Man. The rebellion against Sauron is building up, led by the wizard Gandalf the White. One of the Ring's original bearers, the creature Gollum has tracked Frodo and Sam down in search of his "precious", but is captured by the Hobbits and used to lead them to Mt. Doom. The War of the Ring begins.

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