I sit in here amazement and listen to the master work of James Horner
, my beloved soundtrack
the soundtrack of my life
and I see the site you have
created and am overjoyed
that someone out there
really "got" this film. This film
with its layered script and
complex character studies has had such an impact
the way that I perceive things and the way that I, in turn,
respond to my world.
It was the final
film I saw with my father:
only a week
before he died.
was the final
music we listened to together.
The fact that the film related,
the workings of family
and the passions of life still
to tears each time that I see it. If a
person has truly had such a deep love
of family as Tristan
had, and such a passion
for life then it would
impossible not to see a bit of one's self in the
I was blessed
that my father was half William Ludlow
and half Stab
questioned but rather supported
the passions in my
life. He would
only be disappointed if I missed
the point and conformed as, in the end,
This film has brought me joy
in its sheer beauty (I too
would love to live in
such a place of grandeur
life). It has consoled me in grief.
given me strength
in times of difficulty. In the end, I just feel
such an honest portrayal of humanity
in today's mediocre film world.
Finally, I am glad
that you have captured
it so beautifully in your work
the site and in your insight into what it is all about.
Thank you and keep up the amazing work...please!
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