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Zurich Film Festival Lifetime Honor for ‘Life of Pi’ Composer Mychael Danna

Zurich Film Festival Lifetime Honor for ‘Life of Pi’ Composer Mychael Danna

The Zurich Film Festival will honor Oscar-winning composer Mychael Danna (Life of Pi) with its 2021 Career Achievement Award.

The Canadian-born Danna has worked with such directors as Terry Gilliam (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus), Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter), Joel Schumacher (8Mm), James Mangold (Girl, Interrupted), and Denzel Washington (Antwone Fisher), but is perhaps best known for his collaborations with Ang Lee, for whom he composed scores for The Ice Storm (1997), Ride With The Devil (1999), Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016) and Life of Pi. The latter won him the Oscar for best original score in 2013.

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