Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen Films

Lord of the Rings

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Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen in Pavement

Synopsis: Long, detailed, personal interview with Viggo Mortensen about the filming of The Lord of the Rings. Lots of wonderful quotes and anecdotes from Viggo and his co-workers. When asked what he is taking away from the marathon filming experience, Viggo answers, "How we treat everyone else and whether we try to be compassionate or merciful is what makes a difference, what makes a community, and, ultimately, what makes society. That's pretty obvious but a lot of people will just say, 'Oh, yeah, that's all very nice.' But what else is there? That's something that this story is trying to tell you; that everybody has to play their part and do what's right. This movie has just strengthened my perceptions and convictions about that."

Credits: By Desmond Sampson

Source: Pavement, Summer 2003/2004, January 2004

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