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Soviet TV version of Lord of the Rings rediscovered after thirty years

3 comments

  1. [3]
    bilbodwyer
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    The TV network uploaded the adaptation to YouTube. I don't speak Russian, so I don't have the patience to watch the whole thing, even as a huge fan of Tolkien's work. However, skimming through is...

    The TV network uploaded the adaptation to YouTube. I don't speak Russian, so I don't have the patience to watch the whole thing, even as a huge fan of Tolkien's work. However, skimming through is a fun enough experience, as there's some delightfully low budget moments.
    Part 1
    Part 2

    3 votes
    1. [2]
      hamstergeddon
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      The rave scene is fantastic. The whole thing looks like someone tried to do Lord of the Rings in the style of a community theater's take on a Dickens play.

      The rave scene is fantastic.

      The whole thing looks like someone tried to do Lord of the Rings in the style of a community theater's take on a Dickens play.

      3 votes
      1. TheRtRevKaiser
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        Good lord, what is even going on in this scene?

        Good lord, what is even going on in this scene?

        2 votes