The Ultimate Companion to the Hollywood Blockbuster!
Join National Geographic for a compelling exploration of the real-world parallels to the events and characters brought to life in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
- Discover the legacy of history's "reluctant heroes" and their striking resemblance to Aragorn.
- Compare the roles of "wise counselors" like Gandalf, and powerful friendships like that of Frodo and Sam, to their historic counterparts.
- Thrilling film footage illustrates how history-changing events are reflected in the film's story of courage and camaraderie triumphing over impossible odds.
Insights from leading historians, field experts, and members of the filmmaking team make this a must-have addition to every Lord of the Rings collection!