The Lord of the Rings TV Movie Part 1
The Lord of the Rings TV Movie Part 2
Before Peter Jackson made movie history Lord of the rings Trilogy, there are Hranitli, Is the only adaptation of Tolkien’s works published by the Soviet Union. After airing on Leningrad TV in 1991, the adaptation was considered lost, but as the Guardian pointed out, the adaptation is now on YouTube. Leningrad TV’s successor, 5TV, suddenly posted the film on YouTube last week-you can check it out above.
Featuring music from the rock band Akvarium’s Andrei Romanov and some incredibly cheap production designs, no one will confuse this Lord of the rings Jackson’s movie.The Guardian also pointed out that this was not the first breakthrough of Leningrad TV’s adaptation of Tolkien – they also published an adaptation of Hobbit Adapted in 1985.The show features “A ballerina from the current Mariinsky Theatre and a mean narrator standing by Tolkien. Abridged work, titled The wonderful journey of Mr. Bilbo BagginsThe Hobbit skipped trolls and elves during an hour-long roam, and has long been considered the only Tolkien adaptation completed during the Soviet Union. “
with Lord of the rings adapt Hranitli The method seems equally unconventional. These sets look great, and the sets and special effects (if you can call them) are pleasant tunes. It seems that there is almost no budget, and this can only bring charm.There are no English subtitles in the two videos above, but if you are familiar with the whole story, you can kind of Follow what happened. This version also includes the role of Tom Bombadil, who did not appear in the Peter Jackson movie-not even enlarged shots. In the end, Gollum also appeared here, a man dressed in what looked like a homemade Yoda costume. This is incredible.
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