Ennio Morricone

The Sounds of Ennio Morricone

This illustrated discussion will consider what makes Ennio Morricone’s scores so distinctive.

We are delighted to announce that composer, musician and BBC presenter Neil Brand, film and TV composer Nainita Desai (For Sama and The Reason I Jump), and academic, musician and broadcaster Helen Julia Minors will join us for this discussion hosted by Justin Johnson, season curator and BFI Lead Programmer.

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Total runtime 90min

To launch our season we gather together a panel of special guests to discuss Morricone’s celebrated career as the cinema’s foremost film composer. Through clips and lively conversation our speakers will explore how Morricone approached film scoring, brought experimentation to his most memorable compositions, worked with directors across various genres, and influenced the next generation of film composers.

Tickets £6.50

Joint ticket available with A Fistful of Dollars on Mon 2 Aug 20:45 NFT1 £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less). Joint tickets can only be booked by calling the box office, 11.30am-8.30pm daily on 0207 928 3232.