Tolkien: Film Guide





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A film guide that looks at Tolkien (2019), in which author J.R.R. Tolkien finds inspiration for his ‘Lord of the Rings’ novel through experiencing the horrors of World War One alongside his young friends.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including History, English Literature and PSHE Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding family, friendships, life and death, love and relationships, European countries, anti-bullying, growing up, historical periods, storytelling, and World War One.

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  • English
  • History
  • Literacy
  • PSHE Education

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