The film about the Italian composer will be released in France two years after his death, on July 6, 2022.
The new documentary film on Ennio Morricone, launched by Le Pacte, will be released this summer. The feature film will return to the childhood of the Italian composer, dreaming at the age of eight of becoming a doctor. But his father decides that he will be a trumpeter, like him. From the music conservatory to the Oscar for best composer, the itinerary of one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century.
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As indicated The French Movie, Ennio was shown at the 2021 Venice Film Festival before being released in Italy in February to almost 400,000 viewers.
The documentary is produced by Giuseppe Tornatorewhich received the Oscar for best international film in 1990 for Cinema Paradiso. There are archive images on the life of the Maestro, as well as interventions by the greatest filmmakers with whom he worked: Quentin Tarantino, Clint Eastwoodbut also composers like Hans Zimmer and John Williams.
Ennio Morricone notably composed the mythical soundtrack ofOnce upon a Time in the West, of Sergio Leone in 1968 and more recently that of 8 bastards of Tarantinofor which he won the Oscar for best soundtrack, in 2016.
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