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‘The Hateful Eight’: How Ennio Morricone Wrote His First Western Score in 40 Years

11 December 2015 1:24 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Quentin Tarantino first met composer Ennio Morricone at the Cannes premiere of “Inglourious Basterds.” A longtime fan of Spaghetti Westerns like “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” featuring some of Morricone’s most iconic work, and “The Grand Duel,” scored by Morricone contemporary Luis Bacalov, Tarantino used some of the maestro’s work from “The Battle of Algiers,” “The Big Gundown” and “Allonsanfàn” in the film. He also later used elements from “Two Mules for Sister Sara” and “The Hellbenders” in the 2012 slavery drama “Django Unchained,” as well as an original song, “Ancora Qui.”

However, Morricone reportedly told a group of film students in Rome in 2013 that he wasn’t happy with the way Tarantino “places music in his films without coherence,” and reportedly said he “wouldn’t like to work with him again, on anything.” He later said all of that had been misconstrued. “I never made a »

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