England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that strengthens as they grow up, but the outbreak of World War I threatens to shatter it.
|Companies||Fox Searchlight Pictures, TSG Entertainment, Chernin Entertainment|
|Countries||United States of America|
|Keywords||world war i, male friendship, biography, based on a true story, coming of age, class differences, schoolmates, mentor protégé relationship, boys' school, troubled relationship, oxford university, 1910s, birmingham, male writer, boys club, 20th century, edwardian england, early 1900s|