Saturday evening, “The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies” will be shown on RTL ZWEI – but not all “Lord of the Rings” fans like “Hobbit” movies. We have advice for those who prefer a different kind of trip to Middle Earth.
For many Lord of the Rings fans, Frodo isn’t the main character in Peter Jackson’s fictional trilogy – but New Zealand. In “The Lord of the Rings” – and later in the “Hobbit” movies as well, the wild and largely untouched country has been the godfather of Middle Earth and has been a coveted destination since the success of Tolkien’s adaptations at the latest.
Even in normal times, New Zealand is very far. But due to Corona and the corresponding travel restrictions, it is currently moving completely out of reach. But the documentary will take you to New Zealand tonight and especially to the “Lord of the Rings” locations:
“Wild Film Locations – On the Trail of the Lord of the Rings”, part of the French documentary series “Terres de cinéma” It starts on Saturday (April 3) at 7.30pm on the Doxx documentary channel.
“Wilde Filmorte – On the Trail of Lord of the Rings” is also for broadcast
You can, of course, stream the 45-minute movie and all other parts of the series also known in Germany under the title “Kulissen des Kultkinos”. Because Doxx has its own channel on Amazon Prime Video Its subscription is fee-based, but you can start a 14-day free trial during which you only pay for your regular Prime subscription. At the end of the testing phase, the cost to subscribe to the Doxx channel is 2.99 € per month.
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In “Wild Film Locations – On the Trail of Lord of the Rings,” directors Jean Froment and Vincent Trisoli take you to places with resonant and mysterious names like Waikato and Fiorlands, to Mount Sunday and under Mount Owen, underneath there are wonderful caves. Not only are the locations themselves shown, but the filmmakers also pull off an interesting story or two about filming on their tour through New Zealand.
Other parts of the documentary series were then devoted to “Harry Potter”, “Tiger and Dragon”, “Bridget Jones” and “Amelie’s Wonderful World”.
“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” on TV
And if you prefer to experience a feature film rather than a documentary nature stroll from your sofa, you can still, of course, watch “The Hobbit – The Battles of the Five Armies” on TV. The ending of Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” trilogy will be shown tonight at 8:15 PM on RTL ZWEI and will be repeated again on Easter Monday at 11:50 am on the same channel.
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