Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen Films

Lord of the Rings


The Hero Returns

Self-portrait by Viggo Mortensen

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Synopsis: Tom Roston spent two days driving from Montana to Idaho with Viggo Mortensen and his son Henry. The resulting article includes conversations on LOTR, fame, commitment, exhaustion, sex appeal, eating roadkill, and philosophy. "You know, there are freakish and unexpected events that make up our lives. You have to be open to suffering a little."

Credits: By Tom Roston

Source: Premiere magazine, January 2003