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Nino Oliviero

Mondo Cane (2LP)

A cult-film documentary from 1962, directed by Paolo Cavara, Gualtiero Jacopetti & Franco Prosperi, this film saw great international success, winning awards at the 15th Cannes Film Festival, and is often seen as the film that gave real life to the cinematic strand of sensationalist documentaries – termed Mondo-Movie.
The soundtrack has a cult following also; with innovative and modern its influences span from jazz to exotica. This Grammy Award-winning soundtrack was nominated for an Oscar in 1963. One instrumental track – Modelle in Blue / Models in Blue – achieved wider fame when it became the hit track "More", covered by the likes of Nat King Cole, Aretha Franklin & Frank Sinatra.