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 Posted:   May 15, 2014 - 4:30 PM   
 By:   Godwin Borg   (Member)


MÓJ NIKIFOR (MY NIKIFOR) Music by BARTEK GLINIAK
MMS14011/KRONCD043

Nikifor is a film about Polish painter Nikifor Krynicki, who painted over 40,000 pictures - on sheets of paper, pages of notebooks, cigarette cartons, and even on scraps of paper glued together. Underrated for most of his life and achieving recognition as a primitivist painter in his late years.

The soundtrack is the work of young Polish composer Bartek Gliniak, who penned the perfect score to go along this unioque character. In the artist's own words. "For the film about Nikifor, I tried to write music that would help view this figure with affection and treat his faults and imperfections with understanding, while emphasising at the same time his talent, temperament and great individuality."

Kronos Records and Moviescore Media are proud to present this soundtrack for this multi award winning film.

Awards
2005 Crystal Globe (Grand Prix) - the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
2005 Gold Hugo (Grand Prize) - the Chicago International Film Festival
2005 Orly - Polish Film Awards - 11 nominations, 6 awards
2005 Athens (the Panorama of European Cinema Film Festival)-FIPRESCI Award
2005 Denver International Film Festival - Krzysztof Kieslowski Award
2006 Hollywood Eagle Award - Los Angeles Polish Film Festival

Release date (CD): June 3, 2014
Release date (digital): June 3, 2014
Soundsamples and pre-order: http://www.kronosrecords.com/K43.html



TRANSIT Music by CHRISTOPH ZIRNGIBL
MMS14012/KRONCD044

Truck driver Martin (Clemens Schick) is almost being dismissed since he fails to deliver his load on schedule even though he already exceeds the driving time required by law. Martin is totally exhausted, but he needs the job. Carrier Roland (Andreas Hoppe) grudgingly gives him one last chance. At a motorway station, a young East European, Ramona (Annika Blendl), asks him to give her a ride. Martin doesn’t know yet that Ramona is a prostitute fleeing from her pimp (Bernd Michael Lade) who is closer on her heels than she thought.

TRANSIT depicts the odyssey of two people who must stand their ground in the strange “freeway” cosmos every day. Mobility has become their personal prison: Martin is confined to his truck and Ramona to a grubby caravan where she has to receive her clients. Surrounded by dreary solitude and marooned in a network of concreted lifelines, these two individuals are connected to each other by their fears and hopes.

Christoph Zirngibl's score is the perfect companion to both picture and drama. It puts you there in Martin's truck, in Ramona's head and on the asphalt of the highway. It's warm where it needs to be warm and cold when called for. A very sensible, genuinely beautiful and evocative score. This is our second release for young and promising German composer Christoph Zirngibl, a very respected and requested composer in his country and it is our honour and pleasure to "export" his name to the rest of the world.

The first 20 orders of the CD will be accompanied by a bonus DVD-R version of the score in 5.1 Dolby Mix (compatible with most consumer dvd players and home cinema systems).

Release date (CD): June 3, 2014
Release date (digital): June 3, 2014
Soundsamples and pre-order: http://www.kronosrecords.com/K44.html



RED KROKODIL Music by ALEXANDER CIMINI
KRONCD045

Red Krokodil portrays on the big screen the story of a Krokodil-addict that suddenly finds himself alone in post-nuclear city reminiscing of Chernobyl, whose physical decay caused by the massive intake of drugs develops parallel to that of his inner world. This neorealist hallucinatory film by acclaimed visionary director Domiziano Cristopharo was inspired by an unpublished tale written by Francesco Scardone.

The music by Alexander Cimini is dreamy and melancholic, it's nightmarish, yet emanating hope and longing, a trip through the feelings of "Him" (as the main character is referred to), his reality and visions, his crumbling world and self. Cimini transports us though the psyche and the visuals of the film with his beautiful and inspired music. The CD also features the piece "Capuccetto6" by composer Gabriele Verdinelli.

In addition to the score of Red Krokodil the CD also features a bonus track composed by Cimini for Domiziano Christopharo's Hyde's Secret Nightmare, (also available from Kronos Records and composed by Kristian Sensini) which was not included on the Hyde's Secret Nightmare CD.

Both the score and the composers are a true discovery. Not to miss!

Release date (CD): June 3, 2014
Soundsamples and pre-order: http://www.kronosrecords.com/K45.html

 
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