title: forsaken world premiere: september 16, 2015 (toronto international film festival) director: jon cassar producers: kevin dewalt, gary howsam, bill marks, josh miller, isabella marchese ragona stars: kiefer sutherland, donald sutherland, brian cox studio: minds eye entertainment / panacea entertainment / moving pictures media / rollercoaster films / vortex words pictures / momentum pictures genre: action / drama / western
synopsis: an embittered gunslinger attempts to make amends with his estranged father whilst their community is besieged by ruthless land-grabbers.
”the movie might be a western, but the score is very emotional and i think it’s the father and son relationship that plays a big part and just listening to this music makes me want to see this film. i get goosebumps already and very emotional…” | soundtrack geek
”the score by jonathan goldsmith does its job nicely without being extravagant, giving the film the final bit it needs to satisfy fans of a film genre that has been criminally underexamined until recently.” | 411 mania
“jonathan goldsmith’s classical score immediately throws you into that genre and the sense of cinema that comes with it.” | flickering myth
“along with jonathan goldsmith’s score cassar’s low-key western captures the essence of the classics including Shane (1953).” | breathing dead blog