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Edith and Her Sisters

J.R.R. Tolkien was often inspired by his wife, Edith Bratt, when it came to writing the witty, resolute, and often fierce women in his beloved stories.
Miranda Otto as Éowyn, Lily Collins as Edith Bratt, and Cate Blanchett as Galadriel

EVERYONE HAS A ROLE TO PL AY IN THE struggle against evil, according to The Lord of the Rings. So while the battle lines of Middle-earth are filled with more men

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