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Ennio Morricone has back-pedalled on his recent criticism of Quentin Tarantino.

The legendary Italian composer, who has worked with Tarantino on Inglorious Basterds and the Kill Bill films, declined to work with him on Django Unchained because of the director's 'incoherent' use of music.

"I wouldn't like to work with him again, on anything," Morricone stated at the time, revealing that he was unhappy with Tarantino's use of his song 'Ancora Qui' in Django Unchained.

In a statement released to Entertainment Weekly, Morricone claimed that his remarks had been taken out of context, and emphasised his respect for Tarantino.

"I have a great respect for Tarantino, as I have stated several times, I am glad he chooses my music, a sign of artistic brotherhood and I am happy to have met him in Rome recently," Morricone said.

"In my opinion, the fact that Tarantino chooses different pieces of music from »


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