Release date: May 10, 2019

Tolkien is a biopic based on the early life of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the Lord of the Rings novels.

Tolkien (Nicholas Hoult), a language-loving orphan living in England, finds friendship and inspiration in a group of fellow students who start referring to themselves as a "fellowship." He also meets and falls in love with Edith Bratt (Lily Collins), his future wife. But when England enters World War I and Tolkien's relationships are threatened by danger and distance, he's inspired more than ever to pen what will become his epic fantasy novels.

Additional details

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 112 min

Director: Dome Karukoski

Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Producers: Jenno Topping, Kris Thykier, Peter Chernin, David Ready

Screenplay: David Gleeson, Stephen Beresford

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

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