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Mar 1 2013, 8:45pm

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Eowyn/Theoden [In reply to] Can't Post

1. What were your first impressions on this scene?

I really liked the tension and how duty and sense took over in her mind. Once she had obeyed him, she quickly took charge. It's a nice moment from the King/Princess standpoints, as well as a family moment. Bernard Hill and Miranda Otto were excellent throughout.

2. Why do you think they chose to show the camera looking down at Éowyn, rather than from the side as in the previous moment?

Not sure. She is rather small and unarmored, though defiant.

3. When Théoden says ‘You must do this for me’ his tone is final. Éowyn might obey him, but I think her expression tells a different story. What are your thoughts on this?

I love actors than can show the thoughts on their faces in a subtle way, without many words. You can see the entire thought process in her mind, and then she gives in.

4. If you were in Éowyn’s position, determined to fight but told not to, would you do as she did and obey Théoden’s orders out of duty, or would you rush to fight alongside Aragorn?

I would obey the king and my uncle. There's no choice, really.

5. Any other comments?

As I said, Miranda and Bernard were really great. I really liked everything about Rohan. It was very clear that this culture had a lot behind it.

Subject User Time
SCOD: “I can fight!” FaramirAndEowynMorningStar Send a private message to FaramirAndEowynMorningStar Feb 13 2013, 12:47pm
    my answers arithmancer Send a private message to arithmancer Feb 13 2013, 1:22pm
    Here's what I think... Angharad73 Send a private message to Angharad73 Feb 13 2013, 1:52pm
    She's trapped again. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Feb 13 2013, 8:20pm
        A fighter Elessar Send a private message to Elessar Feb 13 2013, 9:38pm
    The way I understood this scene zarabia Send a private message to zarabia Feb 14 2013, 6:34am
    I can fight? willowing Send a private message to willowing Feb 18 2013, 8:01am
    Eowyn nice. Xanaseb Send a private message to Xanaseb Feb 20 2013, 1:02am
    Eowyn/Theoden Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Mar 1 2013, 8:45pm


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