[REC 4] Apocalypsis

Feature Film  | 2014 | Horror Action | 1h 35m

English Title: [Rec 4] Apocalipse
Director: Jaume Balagueró
Writer: Jaume Balagueró, Manu Díaz
Starring: Manuela Velasco, Héctor Colomé, Mariano Venancio, Críspulo Cabezas, Paco Manzanedo, Emilio Buale, Ismael Fritschi, María Alfonsa Rosso, Carlos Zabala, Khaled Kouka, Paco Obregón, Javier Laorden, Carlos Lasarte
Music: Arnau Bataller
Produced by: Castelao Pictures / Filmax / Televisión Española (TVE) / Canal+ España / Televisión de Galicia (TVG)
More info: IMDb
Where to watch: Netflix
More horror and action music to listen to: Genres

Synopsis: Last movie of the REC franchise. Confined to a high-security quarantine facility in the bowels of an ocean liner, a ragtag group of survivors fights for their lives against infected zombie hordes, in the long-awaited climax to the spectacularly popular Spanish horror franchise.

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ABOUT THE MUSIC: “The composer signs an overwhelming symphonic soundtrack that emphasizes the action and endows the film as a whole with a constant frenzy. He does it with powerful music that considerably enlarges the closed spaces in which the film takes place (the interior of a ship) and gives it an epic, bombastic tone, but in no way superficial or empty. On the contrary, it’s a piece of strong dramatic music with two especially important characteristics: its apocalyptic tone and its bleak pessimism, which permeates the entire film and generates great anxiety (obsessive percussions help a lot). In this sense, it excellently fulfills the skillful objective of involving the viewer, to whom its music is mainly directed, giving it some indications that are not expressed by the characters: for example, at times when they apparently believe they have control, the music speaks out of control; When they decide to take heroic actions, it expresses fatality (always, of course, not explicitly but subtly)” MunodBSO

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE: All the synths were programmed and played by Arnau Bataller. The orchestra was conducted by David Hernando, recorded with the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, and mixed by Marc Blanes at BSO Superestudio, Barcelona.