It sounds like Navarette has really outdone himself this time, which is saying a lot because he’s authored some masterful scores throughout his career. He composed the music for The Devil’s Backbone (2001) and Pan’s Labyrinth (2006), which was my number one favorite score of that year.” –Birth.Movies.Death
For those of you craving an epic 3D fantasy feature, we recommend this year’s Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal, featuring an amazing score by Academy Award® and GRAMMY® nominee Javier Navarrete and brought to you by Academy Award® winner Peter Pau (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and Zhao Tianyu. Zhong Kui is an Australian-US-China production which made its theatrical debut earlier this year stateside: stream it now on Netflix!
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3D Scifi Fantasy Film ‘Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal’ In Limited Release Moves Up Domestic iTunes Chart
Last week, we announced that the Peter Pau and Zhao Tianyu-directed epic scifi film Zhong Kui is now playing in limited release in North America. Opening to 24 theaters in the US, the soundtrack scored by acclaimed composer Javier Navarrete stakes a claim on the iTunes Top Soundtracks Best Sellers list!
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Acclaimed Composer Javier Navarrete’s Score To Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And the Dark Crystal Will Be Released By Lakeshore Records, The Chinese Epic Makes Its International Premiere On February 19
Lakeshore Records will release the score to Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal, featuring the score by Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Javier Navarrete (Pan’s Labyrinth, Mirrors, Wrath of the Titans). The film stars Chen Kun, Li Bingbing (as a snow demon), Winston Chow, Bao bei-Er and Voice of China contestant Summer Jike. Executive produced by Ann An and Peter Pau (who was cinematographer on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Pau serves as special effects supervisor and director of photography on the film. The 3-D fantasy film is in limited release and set to make its international premiere on February 19. Stay tuned for further details on the soundtrack released by Lakeshore Records!
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Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal is based on the mythological figure Zhong Kui, a ghost assigned with capturing wayward spirits and keeping order in the afterlife.
Directed by Peter Paul and Zhao Tianyu [Deadly Delicious (2007) and The Law of Attraction (2011)], Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal makes its international theatrical premiere on February 19.