It will arrive in the room on January 27 distributed by Lucky Red in collaboration with Timvision, ‘Ennio’ by Giuseppe Tornatore, a full-length portrait of Ennio Morricone, one of the most popular and prolific musicians of the twentieth century, the most loved by the international audience, twice Oscar winner, author of over 500 unforgettable soundtracks .
Successfully presented out of competition at the Venice Film Festival and at Bif & st, the documentary tells Morricone through a long interview with Tornatore to the Maestro, testimonies of artists and directors – such as Bertolucci, Montaldo, Bellocchio, Argento, i Taviani, Verdone, Barry Levinson, Roland Joffè, Oliver Stone, Quentin Tarantino, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Springsteen – fictional scenes, music and images of archive.
“I worked twenty-five years with Ennio Morricone – says Tornatore – I made almost all my films with him, not to mention the documentaries, commercials and projects that we tried to set up without success. During all this time our friendship has grown stronger and stronger. So, film after film, as and when my knowledge of his character as a man and as an artist deepened, I always wondered what kind of documentary I could do about him. And today my dream came true “.
Subject, screenplay, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, music by Ennio Morricone, photography Fabio Zamarion, Giancarlo Leggeri, editing Massimo Quaglia and Annalisa Schillaci, sound Gilberto Martinelli, Fabio Venturi. An Italy-Belgium-China-Japan co-production, produced by Gianni Russo and Gabriele Costa for piano B Produzioni Srl. International distribution Block 2 Distribution. Italian distribution Lucky Red in collaboration with timvision.