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Marco Morricone: “My father lived in another galaxy!”


INTERVIEW – At 65, Marco Morricone is the eldest of Ennio's four children. Always working alongside the composer, he faithfully supervised the main stages of Giuseppe Tornatore's film, Ennio.


- What was the origin of this documentary on your father?


- The producers Gianni Russo and Gabriele Costa came to my house to offer my father to orchestrate a documentary about his life.

My father thought for a moment, then got up to phone.

I learned later that in reality he had telephoned Giuseppe Tornatore, the director of

Cinema Paradiso

, to find out if he would accept the job.

Tornator accepted.

Filming began on December 29, 2014. It lasted five and a half years, because it was not easy to bring everyone together...

What do you think of the result?

When I saw the first cut, which was six hours long, I walked out in tears and went to kiss Tornatore.

From his beginnings on the trumpet, following in his father's footsteps, to the Oscar, passing through his years at the conservatory, I find that the film perfectly reflects Ennio Morricone's journey.

The fact of composing film music was for him a suffering and a torment…

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Source: lefigaro

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