Composition, as a science of assembly, is something that is very important for all creative activity. In being such an important factor, it can be defined on many different levels. Here, I hope to examine just a bit of the wonderful and timeless techniques of Sergio Leone to inspire us to think outside the box.
"The important thing is to make a different world to make a world that is not now. A real world a genuine world but one that allows myth to live. The myth is everything." Sergio Leone Fun Fact : Although they did not work together until 1964 as children Leone and composer Ennio Morricone were classmates. Aside from saying 'Goodbye' Sergio Leone never spoke a word of English and always relied on a translator when talking to American actors. According to an interview with Eli Wallach he…
The Blackened Eyes of the Movie Men With No Name - Akira Kurosawa’s samurai, Stuart Heisler’s gangster, Sergio Leone’s cowboy, and George Miller’s misfit suffer a similar black eye, but with dramatically different effect. http://www.popmatters.com/feature/178352-the-swollen-eye-of-the-man-with-no-name/
There are certain filmmakers whose influences are not only right on the surface, but who make knowing the reference part of the enjoyment. To watch a Quentin Tarantino movie, for example, is to be made aware of six dozen other movies by several directors you may or may not have even heard of, but when he does a Sergio Leone or Liu Chia Liang pastiche, you know it. For others, it's much less evident, based on a number of factors: genre difference for one thing. That's why this video showing…
For A Few Dollars More (1965) directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef and Gian Maria Volonte. "Two bounty hunters with completely different intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw."
22/10/2014 – 6/1/2015 @ Mole Antonelliana, Torino. Curated by Sir Christopher Frayling, Lorenzo Codelli. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the famous movie “For a fistful of dollars” the National Cinema Museum in Turin celebrates one of the greatest masters of Italian cinema, Sergio Leone, with an exhibition showcasing different scene objects. To exhibit costumes we have supplied historical busts from 1920 and tailor male and female busts forms from our collections.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kccafOf4O6Q The Good the Bad and the Ugly (1966) title sequence - YouTube / TITLE DESIGNER- Iginio Lardani / STYLES- 1960s, experimental, graphic, hand drawn, illustration, MOVIEmain title, mixed-media