Left alone with only the mean landlady Lainie Kazan who plans to turn her in to social services, Natty decides to find her dad on her own. There are several scenes hinting at a deeper darkness such as when a group of men gamble at an organized dog fight and when a hitchhiking Natty is picked up by a possible pedophile. Biography As Natty and Wolf are walking in the road, Buzz stops and offers Natty a ride. In the most basic sense, one could say that The Journey of Natty Gann was a rehearsal for The Land Before Time, the second and third phrases of the earlier score's primary theme almost identical to ideas conveyed in the 1988 animation. She won't hear a negative word spoken about him and never once believes that he would intentionally abandon her.
Any links are for retailers where some of the music may be purchased. I wanted to see this movie but as a little boy I was too shy to admit that I wanted to see a movie that was about a girl. Along the way, she sparks up a romance with another young, homeless traveler played by John Cusack and is befriended by the same wolf that would go on to play the title character in White Fang in fact, several in the crew would be shared between the two films, including the primary writer. You will get a notification at the top of the site as soon as the current price equals or falls below your price. Buzz stretches his arm along the back of the seat and rests his hand behind Natty's head. Together, these two problems create a score that may not have been as intimately warm as the filmmakers wanted. Rustling 3:57 this bootleg version is longer 11.
For Bernstein's fans, this remains a travesty, because the score, despite its weaknesses, was strong enough to carry its weight in context. Scoring is supportive, delivering reasonable instrumentation and position. Atmospherics are satisfactory, providing a feel for combative gatherings and wide open spaces. Horner creates arguably his most emotional, Americana-flavored score, fills it with lengthy trumpet solos, heartbreaking melodic lines, powerful orchestral sequences. There are also a couple of instances where men smack her — I guess typical in 1930s America. If one were to summarize what makes it different from most 21st century children's movies, it would be the sparse dialogue and powerful performances.
After being out of work because of the , Sol applies for work as a lumberjack in. The music for The Journey of Natty Gann caused another set of daunting challenges, eventually involving both one of Hollywood's most beloved veteran composers and an ambitious upstart still a couple of years away from hitting the mainstream with his own successful career. Due to the use of a first-generation tape of the Horner score in the composer's possession, the Intrada album's sound is outstanding, indistinguishable except for the four bonus tracks from the composer's later albums in terms of sound quality. End Credits 0:28 239K 188K 168K 2009 Horner Album: 1. Natty pulls away and wrenches free.
The apps are synchronized with your account at Blu-ray. In any case, it's a gritty story about innocence, with beautiful photography and an unforgettable soundtrack by James Horner. But these are just quibbles. Because of Harry's fatherly kindness to Natty, it's a little off-putting when a romance blooms between the two. I was glad that I saved this one for an afternoon when I had planned to go through the boxes of my childhood possessions in the attic of my parents' house. The maximum rating is 5 stars. Some punching, rock-throwing, slapping, explosions, and a serious fall from a tree.
As the Great Depression sweeps across America in 1935, Sol Ray Wise is a widower struggling to find work in Chicago, trying to raise his streetwise 15-year-old daughter, Natty Meredith Salenger , on his own. The film flickers like films did when they were projected back in those cozy days. The reviews and other textual content contained on the filmtracks. A man who picks up Natty hitchhiking attempts to sexually assault her. There are digital artifacts and other distracting flaws throughout. Solving these problems was the young upstart, James Horner, whose career in film music composition eventually proved him to be especially adept at writing satisfying children's music. Freight Train 2:45 4.
The veteran was Elmer Bernstein, a composer whose career was still riding high in the 1980's and whose ventures into children's films was yielding surprisingly fresh results. A brilliant, moving tapestry, woven of courage and perseverance. She has a brief, innocent romance with another young traveler, Harry, and encounters various obstacles that test her courage, perseverance, and ingenuity, such as being arrested after and remanded to a juvenile facility. Despite having a predictable ending, it offers up suspense and adventure for the entire family. Buzz touches Natty's hair Natty: Hey! For more about The Journey of Natty Gann and the The Journey of Natty Gann Blu-ray release, see the published by Brian Orndorf on August 2, 2018 where this Blu-ray release scored 4. Wolf hears the calls of other wolves nearby, and Natty tearfully tells him to go join his own kind.
Buzz smiles to himself, a sick smile that looks more like a leer. Copyright © 2009-2019, Filmtracks Publications. Makin' It 1:20 28. Both composers handled such films as though they were dramatic powerhouses, recording scores that could accompany far more expansive fantasy that what was actually seen on screen. There are no links to any downloadable material, this is simply for informational purposes. But if you're hunting for a good family flick this is a good choice! He was portrayed by Mathew Faison.
So when single dad Sol Gann Wise gets an offer to travel to the state of Washington to work as a logger, he can't possibly afford to refuse even though it means leaving his daughter Natty Salenger behind in Chicago until he can afford to buy her a train ticket to come join him. If summarized in short, it could be said that Bernstein scored the land and Horner scored the people. . Intrada Special Collection release limited to just 2,500 copies! The Journey of Natty Gann is a 1985 live-action film starring Meredith Salenger, Ray Wise, and in one of his earliest major roles. The Journey of Natty Gann is a subtle movie that is able to capture the feel of the Depression Era. First Love 3:31 5. Scenes involving the trains and their associated vistas are handled with energetic explosions of layered brass.
He does counter with plenty of soft material, but this music becomes lost in the whole. Hotel Escape 1:54 15. Main Title 1:57 2. Although it is accurate to the period, it goes to show how much sensibilities have changed in the last 30 years. But when Natty's dad Sol Ray Wise gets the chance at a job across the country, he reluctantly takes it, promising to send for Natty as soon as he gets money.