Home / Flash News / Ennio Morricone wins the Oscar for the original score for “The Hateful Eight”

Ennio Morricone wins the Oscar for the original score for “The Hateful Eight”

Oscar alla carriera
Ennio Morricone in 2007

Ennio Morricone, the Italian living legend, one of the most acclaimed movie composer in the world, finally gets his Oscar for the original score for Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight,” which marks the maestro’s first original score for a Tarantino picture, and his first for a Western in decades. Standing ovation for him who was very emotional on the stage.

At 87 years old, just 2 days ago he was honored of the Hollywood walk of fame star, right after winning the Golden Globe for the same picture, which today gives him the first Oscar in this category. In 2007 the Maestro won in fact his first Oscar at the career, received directly from Clint Eastwood.

The Academy also dedicated an emotional musical moment to those in the film Industry whom passed the way in the last year, including the Italian director Ettore Scola.

The 88th Academy Award Ceremony, hosted by an hilarious Chris Rock, was one of the funniest ever, with a fun opening speech about the lack of black actors nominees this year. For the first time also, somebody won the third Oscar for the third year in a raw; Who are we talking about? Emmanuel Lubezki for best cinematography for The Revenant.

Best director is once again Alejandro G. Inarritu for The Revenant. Best leading actress is Brie Larson and best actor in a leading role goes to Leonardo Di Caprio. Best movie goes to Spotlight.


© All rights reserved

Check Also

Sino Accursio Caracappa, Italy’s most courageous film distributor

I got to meet Sino Accursio Caracappa, Sicilian from Sciacca, at a dinner in Rome …