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“They didn’t have an inkling until they showed 20 minutes in Cannes, in May of 2001.
They were in a lot of trouble, and Peter had spent a lot.
This is a collection of pretty much all my (other) Lot R RPF one-shots that I’ve written from 2003 to about 2015.
With its in-demand cast (Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac co-star), Patricia Highsmith source novel, and the chic, summery setting of Sixties Greece and Turkey, it’s a film that couldn’t have been made without the precedent of Anthony Minghella’s The Talented Mr Ripley (1999), though it was shot on roughly a third of the budget. He was always saying that simple was best.” Mortensen sees Chester as an autodidact, a man who “consumes knowledge”, even though he’s a desperate fugitive, on the run from angry investors he defrauded in America.In the first movie, yes, there’s Rivendell, and Mordor, but there’s sort of an organic quality to it, actors acting with each other, and real landscapes; it’s grittier.The second movie already started ballooning, for my taste, and then by the third one, there were a lot of special effects.Mortensen’s 26-year-old son Henry – from his ex-wife, the American punk rock singer Exene Cervenka – who was a Tolkien fan, egged him on to do it, and even took a couple of uncredited roles on the shoot, turning up as an Orc in The Return of the King. Now, 14 years on, Mortensen has enough distance from the series to admit that the process of making it was more or less complete chaos.“Anybody who says they knew it was going to be the success it was, I don’t think it’s really true,” he says.
“I guess Peter became like Ridley Scott – this one-man industry now, with all these people depending on him,” Mortensen adds. I asked Ridley when I worked with him (on 1997’s GI Jane), 'Why don’t you do another film like The Duellists [Scott’s 1977 debut, from a Joseph Conrad short story]?