The lord of the rings. The fellowship of the ring

Published 2011
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With the help of a courageous fellowship of friends and allies, Frodo embarks on a perilous mission to destroy the legendary One Ring. Hunting Frodo are servants of the Dark Lord, Sauron, the Ring's evil creator. If Sauron reclaims the Ring, Middle-earth is doomed.

Extended ed.
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[California] : New Line Home Entertainment ; Montréal : Distributed by Alliance Films, 2011.
5 videodiscs (228 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.
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Other Title:
Fellowship of the ring [Blu-ray].
Title on set container: Lord of the rings : the motion picture trilogy
Lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring (Motion picture)
Discs 1 and 2 are Blu-ray. Discs 3 to 5 are DVD.
Requires a Blu-ray player for discs 1 and 2.
Title from container.
Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
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): 6 documentaries covering J.R.R. Tolkien, the adaptation process and planning the film, designing and building Middle-earth, plus a visit to the Weta Workshop taking a close-up look at costumes, weapons, armor, creatures and miniatures created for the film; interactive Middle-earth map tracing the journey of the fellowship; galleries of art and accompanying slide shows with commentaries by the artists; storyboards and previsualization sequences with film comparisons. Disc 4 (DVD disc): 11 documentaries covering the cast, principal photography, a day in the life of a hobbit, visual effects, post-production, editing, music and sound, and the release of the film; galleries of behind-the-scenes photos. Disc 5 (DVD disc): Behind the scenes.
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, John Gilbert ; music, Howard Shore ; special make-up, creature, miniature and digital effects, Weta Ltd. NZ ; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel.
Starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Domini Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Sean Bean, Ian Holm Andy Serkis.
Blu-ray and Blu-ray discs ; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player.
English (DTS-HD 5.1), French subtitles; English and French subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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