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Trevor Hogg chats with Marcelo Zarvos about the art of composing, The Good Shepherd, The Big C, Ray Donovan and being nominated for an Emmy... 

“When I was really young I remember watching The Sting [1973] and I loved that music,” recalls Marcelo Zarvos.  “It was one of those things which made me want to play the piano.”  The instrument would play a major part in obsession which would become a career for the aspiring musician.  “When I was a kid I played rock ’n’ roll in bands.  I left Brazil when I was 18 years old.  I used to write the music for the band and eventually I became interested in film.”  The native of São Paulo was fascinated by the effectiveness of the musical scores featured in The Godfather (1972), Taxi Driver (1976), The Mission (1986) and Blade Runner (1982). “There was a new wave of Brazilian movies that was very good and interesting »

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