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SCOD: Frodo and Sam face the Emyn Muil

zarabia
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Aug 31 2012, 6:56am


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Full size image here: http://www.framecaplib.com/lotrlib/html/episodes/images/fotr/fotr1581.htm

Welcome to the *sniff* last SCOD for LOTR as Frodo and Sam face the tough road ahead.


1) I, unfortunately, have never been to New Zealand, but I’m fairly sure this must be a composite of actual mountains and CG or matte paintings – does it look convincing?

2) If you’re a book firster, is this the way you pictured the Emyn Muil and the Ephel Duath? For both book and movie firsters, what did you think (or how did you feel) when you saw this vast and daunting expanse before our heroes?

3) What elements in this scene – lighting, composition, placement of Frodo and Sam within the frame, etc. – contribute/contributed to your thoughts and feelings about what Frodo and Sam had to face?

Extra) On a different note – how did you feel about this being our final image of the film with a year’s wait for ROTK? If you hadn’t read the book first, were you surprised that this was how FOTR ended?

Any other thoughts welcome!

Thanks everyone Smile


(This post was edited by zarabia on Aug 31 2012, 6:58am)

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SCOD: Frodo and Sam face the Emyn Muil zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Aug 31 2012, 6:56am
    Such a lovely send-off! GoodGuyA Send a private message to GoodGuyA Aug 31 2012, 3:02pm
    Replies imin Send a private message to imin Aug 31 2012, 5:33pm
    Frodo, Sam and Emyn Muil Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Aug 31 2012, 8:47pm
    Answers SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC Aug 31 2012, 10:27pm
    I was saying a while back One Ringer Send a private message to One Ringer Sep 1 2012, 5:44pm
        It's so sudden here, too Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Sep 2 2012, 2:10pm
    Great shot {NT} Shelob'sAppetite Send a private message to Shelob'sAppetite Sep 1 2012, 7:29pm

 
 
 

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