Ennio Morricone

Days of Heaven

Terrence Malick’s beautifully shot drama about frustrated love stars Richard Gere and Brooke Adams.

Image from Days of Heaven

USA 1978
Dir Terrence Malick
With Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard
Certificate PG

In 1916 young couple Bill and Abby leave Chicago for Texas where they get seasonal work on a farm. Their decision to make life easier by pretending to be siblings backfires when the owner takes an interest in Abby... Morricone received his first Oscar® nomination for this film, having produced a memorable score despite struggling with Malick’s exacting requirements during production.