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Comments about the soundtrack for The Fan (Hans Zimmer)

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Re: Reason for scoring this film
• Posted by: Tomek   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2004, at 1:42 a.m.
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• In Response to: Reason for scoring this film (Levente Benedek)

> Zimmer told in an interview that he decided to score this film because he
> received an OScar fo The Lion King and he knew that expectations would be
> high. He wanted to do a terrible score so in the next time he can compose
> anything he want. I know it sounds stupid for the first, but hey there is
> some logic inside.

> I'm trying to fins this on the web if I find it I'll post it.

> P.S. I think the heroic theme is beautifull. Which can also be herd in the
> LETTING GO song.

I'd call it rather a "sacrifice" theme. The song is sensational, but the very best statement of this theme is in the "Sacrifice" track (the short one, 0:57 running length) with dialogue by DeNiro and the sounds from stadium when Rayborn's character is announced - it is a magical moment (soft electronics in style of Broken Arrow also worth a mention). Although I have no idea about baseball, I think Zimmer at least captured the essence of the sport itself in this very moment - I totally disagree with the rewiev...


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  • Reason for scoring this film  (2895 views)
       Levente Benedek - Tuesday, November 30, 2004, at 10:53 a.m.
    •      Re: Reason for scoring this film  (2804 views)    We're Here
         Tomek - Wednesday, December 1, 2004, at 1:42 a.m.

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