Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone – British title          
Ennio Morricone : die Musik zum Sehen – German title
Ennio Morricone: A Man and His Music – U.S.A.

A 1995 British production [ZDF/Arte, Happy Valley Films, BBC Films (London)]
Producer: Gabriele Faust, Francesco De Melis, Jane Caldwell, Livo Negri
Director: David Thompson
Screenplay: John Kaylin
Photography: Marco Ponteccorvo, Bahram Monocheri, Enrico Montagna, Federico Ricci [color]
Music: Ennio Morricone
Running time: 40 minutes

Ennio Morricone, Brian De Palma, Robert De Niro, John Boorman, David Puttnam, Bernardo Bertolucci, Christopher Frayling, Sergio Miceli, Bruno D’Amario Battisti, Gillo Pontecorvo, Fernando Ghia, Raffaele Clemente, Felice Clemente, Sergio Leone, Andrea Leone, Eli Wallach [archive footage], Jeremy Irons [archive footage], Clint Eastwood [archive footage]

A documentary exploring the life and music of the great Italian composer Ennio Morricone. With archival footage from some of the best-loved movies that Morricone has scored - 'Once upon a time in the west', 'A fistful of dollars', 'The battle of Algiers', Brian De Palma's 'Casualties of war', and more -- as well as interviews with directors and producers such as De Palma, Sergio Leone, David Puttnam and Bernardo Bertolucci, 'Ennio Morricone: a man and his music' explores the composer's life and career from a number of fascinating angles.

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