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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

Eagles ~ Frodo Wakes in Ithilien, plus jan-u-wine's 'There and Back....Again'

Posted on 2006.09.30 at 11:19

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Mechtild
mechtild at 2006-09-30 19:49 (UTC) (Link)
I loved your comment, Maeglian. This scene, as I confessed, is to me a cinematic masterpiece. The lighting, the music written for it, the composition of the scene, with the other eagle passing below and behind him across the screen (the effect is somewhat lessened by the cropping off of the sides), wings outstretched and slowly beating - the viewer experiences a degree of rapture rivalling that which illuminates Frodo's tired, beaten face.

Yes, the juxtapostion of the wings behind him in that series of frames does make it seem as though the wings are Frodo's own. That's the moment, though, both things at the same time: Frodo as transported (on eagle's wings) and Frodo as transformed (having wings himself).
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