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Master of the Rings: The Unauthorized Story Behind J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings'

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Master of the Rings: The Unauthorized Story Behind J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings' is an 80 minute documentary by Robert Di Napoli, released on December 4 2001.

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The documentary covers such aspects of the Tolkien epic as its literary influences (including Beowulf), character and plot analysis, inspirations on other arts (such as the progressive rock of the 1970s), and enduring popularity.

Features an art gallery booklet of the Brothers Hildebrandt and a music cd (Landscapes of Middle-earth) with Rick Wakeman.

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