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: Return of the King'.
- Discover the legacy of historys "reluctant heroes" and their striking resemblance to Aragorn.
- Compare the roles of "wise counsellors" 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 films 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!