The two towers
(DVD)

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[United States] : [Sydney, N.S.W.] : New Line Home Entertainment ; Roadshow Entertainment, c2002.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (173 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
New Zealand rating: M.
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Format
DVD
Language
English

Notes

General Note
Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.
General Note
Special features include: In-depth programs (On the set : The lord of the rings, the two towers, Return to Middle Earth); a short film directed by Sean Austin "The long and the short of it"; the making of "The long and short of it"; featurettes (Forces of darkness, Designing the sounds of Middle-Earth, Edoras: the Rohan captial, Creatures of Middle-Earth, Gandalf the White, Arms and armor, The battle of Helm's Deep, Bringing Gollum to life); exclusive 10 minute behind-the-scenes preview of The lord of the rings: the return of the king; original theatrical trailers and TV spots; "Gollum's song" music video by Emillana Torrini; preview of Electronic Arts' video game The lord of the rings: the return of the king; an inside look at the special extended DVD edition of The lord of the rings: the two towers.
General Note
Dual layer disc; Aspect ratio 2.35:1; 16:9 enhanced; original theatrical ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Creation/Production Credits
Executive producers, Mark Ordesky, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Robert Shaye, Michael Lynne; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie; film editor, Michael Horton with Jabez Olssen; music, Howard Shore; production designer, Grant Major; costume designers, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel.
Participants/Performers
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Brad Dourif, Andy Serkis.
Description
"The fellowship has broken, but the quest to destroy the One Ring continues. Frodo and Sam must entrust their lives to Gollum if they are to find their way to Mordor. As Saruman's army approaches, the surviving members of the Fellowship, along with people and creatures of Middle-earth, prepare for battle. The war of the ring has begun"--Container.
Target Audience
New Zealand rating: M.
System Details
DVD; encoded for region 4.
System Details
Colour recording system: PAL.
Language
Soundtrack in English with subtitles in Greek, and English for the hearing impaired.
Awards
Academy Awards, 2003: Best Achievement in Sound Editing; Best Achievement in Visual Effects.

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Sinclair, S., McKellen, I., Rhys-Davies, J., Jackson, P., Astin, S., Mortensen, V., Wood, E., Boyens, P., Walsh, F., Osborne, B., Boyd, B., Monaghan, D., & Bloom, O. (2002). The two towers (Widescreen version.). New Line Home Entertainment ; Roadshow Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Stephen. Sinclair et al.. 2002. The Two Towers. [United States] : [Sydney, N.S.W.]: New Line Home Entertainment ; Roadshow Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Stephen. Sinclair et al.. The Two Towers [United States] : [Sydney, N.S.W.]: New Line Home Entertainment ; Roadshow Entertainment, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sinclair, Stephen., et al. The Two Towers Widescreen version., New Line Home Entertainment ; Roadshow Entertainment, 2002.

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