Ennio – The Maestro
.. An indispensable and affecting film ” Dixia Morales Cinencuentro
From Oscar-winning director Giuseppe Tornatore (Cinema Paradiso), ENNIO – THE MAESTRO celebrates the life and legacy of the legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone.
Revolving around an interview between Tornatore and Morricone recorded shortly before his death in 2020, aged 91, ENNIO – THE MAESTRO is a “fantastically entertaining deep dive” on one of the world’s most famous composers, whose discography exceeds a mindblowing 500 soundtracks.
Skillfully weaving through interviews and footage of Ennio’s star studded filmography and collaborators, including Bernadio Bertolucci, Dario Argento, Oliver Stone, Clint Eastwood and Quentin Tarantino, ENNIO – THE MAESTRO spans Ennio’s early career in TV commercials and pop music, his iconic work Leone’s Spaghetti Westerns and Argento’s giallo films all the way to hollywood, which saw the master composer find mainstream success working with the likes of John Carpenter (The Thing), Brian De Palma (The Untouchables) and Quentin Tarantino (The Hateful Eight)
An intimate look inside the musical genius that was Morricone, Ennio intimately recounts details and inspirations behind his most beloved works. Leaving viewers with dozens of films to add to their watch-list, ENNIO – THE MAESTRO is a must for all cinema and music fans alike.
- 156 MINS