OT: Re: [LMB] TTT review (it's OK to hate Tolkien)

I iosef at gothic.net.au
Tue, 17 Dec 2002 11:11:42 +1100


At 06:56 AM 17/12/2002, alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca wrote:

>He's too young. He's too cute. The shape of face (fairly broad) is good,
>as is his (lack of) height. But he doesn't look like he's had the life
>experience to handle the journey. And Frodo in the book was already 33 at
>the start -- I think an actor in his late 20s to mid-30s (rather than 21)
>would have been better.
This seems to avoid the fact that Hobbits "come of age" at 33, the 
equivalent of a "21st" to a human of the early to mid 20th century.

Iestyn