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Samurai Marathon 1855 (Samurai marason)



Posted by Philippe Mouchon

Added on Thursday, July 11, 2019

Samurai Marathon 1855 (Samurai marason)

Orange Mountain Music presents the soundtrack to Bernard Rose's new film Samurai Marathon. The album features the film’s music composed by Academy Award nominee Philip Glass.

Orange Mountain Music presents the soundtrack to Bernard Rose's new film Samurai Marathon. The album features the film’s music composed by Academy Award nominee Philip Glass.

The soundtrack is comprised of short excerpts of Philip Glass music including music from Mishima, movements from Symphonies 2,3 and 8, Violin Concerto No.1, The Fog of War, Naqoyqatsi and the operas Akhnaten and Satyagraha.
These are new recordings of the music performed by the The City of Prague Philharmonic under the baton of Richard Hein.

Samurai Marathon is a Japan-U.K. collaboration produced by Jeremy Thomas (The Last Emperor) and Toshiaki Nakazawa. The two previously partnered on Takashi Miike's cult action flick 13 Assassins.

The film stars Takeru Satoh, Nana Komatsu Mirai Moriyama, Shota Sometani, Munetaka Aoki, Ryu Kohata, Yuta Koseki and Danny Huston.

The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and the mountain.
The shogunate in Edo was not approving and views word of the contest with contempt and suspicion.
Spies and moles are dispatched. One mole realizes the misunderstanding and is determined to stop lives and alliances being lost. He runs….


Samurai Marathon soundtrack page

More info at: Official movie website Gaga



 



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