Soviet TV version of Lord of the Rings rediscovered after 30 years

Found on The Guardian on Sunday, 02 May 2021
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The 1991 made-for-TV film, Khraniteli, based on Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, is the only adaptation of his Lord of the Rings trilogy believed to have been made in the Soviet Union.

“Fans have been searching the archives but had not able to find this film for decades,” wrote World of Fantasy, a Russian-language publication that has written about adaptations of Tolkien’s work.

It sure is... interesting.