Vadim Perelman (born in 1963 in Kiev (Ukraine)) is a Russian-American director and producer.
He studied at the prestigious Ryerson University for two years before starting his own production company in Toronto. (Canned films).
He arrived in California early in 2003 and he directed House of Sand and Fog. The film received three Oscar nominations. He is at the origin of the scenario, which he set up from his own immigrant experience.
His second film, The Life Before Her Eyes (2006) was funded by the independent productions studio 2929, and starred Uma Thurman and Evan Rachel Wood. It is based on the book of the same name written by Laura Kasischkle.
6.0 Bringing you up to speedSpoiler alert: since the focus of this article is the music James Horner wrote for the movie’s concluding third act, everything down to the third-act twists is explored at great length here. Since House of Sand and Fog is both visually accomplished and a story of profound humanity, I recommend you watch the movie before you read this article.Andre Dubus III’s novel House of Sand and Fog puts forward two characters who each in their own justified way lay claim to a house. At the start of the story, it is owned by Kathy Nicolo
Photo credit: © Sylvia Wells James Horner left this world, leaving us stunned and inconsolable. It was the day after Father's Day, the second day of summer. After this tragic and absurd June 22, we ran as our headline, "All is Lost,” a track title from the beautiful The New World. Since the departure of the composer, we must learn to live in this new world. A world without James Horner. So many notes will not be written. In an interview about The New World (and for now only available in French), James Horner said: "Timelessness is not what we are but what we
2012 will stand as an exceptional year for those who appreciate James Horner’s music, with the release of three new soundtrack albums: Black Gold in February, The Amazing Spider-Man in July and the much anticipated For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada next month. Such amount of release had not occured since 2006. So what can we expect of the upcoming year 2013? An Uncertain Future This title of a cue from The Spitfire Grill perfecly suggests the uncertainties about James Horner's future projects. We should hear his music for Vadim Perelman's next film, The Song Of Names, as him and James Horner already worked together on The House Of Sand
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