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Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone

 

QUENTIN TARANTINO AND ENNIO MORRICONE COME TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME ON THE HATEFUL EIGHT

 

TARANTINO AND DECCA RECORDS UNVEIL THE HATEFUL EIGHTORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK FEATURING ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS FROM THE WORLD-RENOWNED COMPOSER

 

ENNIO MORRICONE PLAYS 3ARENA, DUBLIN ON SUNDAY 14th FEBRUARY, 2016

 

Quentin Tarantino and Decca Records have announced the release of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight original motion picture soundtrack. The soundtrack will be available for purchase on CD, vinyl, and at digital retail worldwide via Decca Records on December 18, 2015. The Hateful Eightfilm will be released on December 25, 2015 screening exclusively in glorious Ultra Panavision 70 mm film and will open wide on January 8, 2016.

 

Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful EightOriginal Motion Picture Soundtrack features original compositions from world-renowned, award-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone. While Tarantino is a lifelong fan of Morricone’s work and has used his music in his past five films, this historic collaboration marks the first time Morricone has recorded original score specifically for one of Tarantino’s films. It is also the first time Morricone has scored a Western film in over 40 years, since the release of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

 

In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Jason Leigh), race towards the town of red rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, they encounter two strangers: Major Marquis Warren (Samuel L. Jackson), a black former Union soldier turned infamous bounty hunter, and Chris Mannix (Walton Goggins), a southern renegade who claims to be the town’s new sheriff. Losing their lead on the blizzard, Ruth, Domergue, Warren and Mannix seek refuge at Minnie’s haberdashery, a stagecoach stopover on a mountain pass. When they arrive at Minnie’s, they are greeted not by the proprietor but by four unfamiliar faces. Bob (Demian Bichir), who’s taking care of Minnie’s while she’s visiting her mother, is holed up with Oswaldo Mobray (Tim Roth), the hangman of red rock, cow-puncher Joe Gage (Michael Madsen), and Confederate general Sanford Smithers (Bruce Dern). As the storm overtakes the mountainside stopover, our eight travelers come to learn they may not make it to red rock after all…

 

Written and directed by Academy Award®-winner Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eightis produced by Richard N. Gladstein, Stacey Sher, and Shannon McIntosh. The executive producers are Georgia Kacandes, Harvey Weinstein, and Bob Weinstein.

 

The Hateful Eight official trailer: https://youtu.be/gnRbXn4-Yis

 

Ennio Morricone will appear at 3Arena, Dublin on Sunday 14 February 2016, as part of a large-scale world tour with a completely new programme to mark his 60-year anniversary as a professional composer and conductor.  As with previous tours, the production will feature over 200 musicians and singers on stage. Tickets on sale now via Ticketmaster. https://youtu.be/5I-CX-Ms-EA

Date

September 2, 2016

Category

Music