A man following shadows in the dark alleys and a snap back to reality, accompanied by an eerie background score. The atmospheric noise, crushing silence of the sunken place! It is all created by the sound masters who believe in designing the tunes.
International composer, Dana Niu and score-mixer, Daniel Kresco who has blockbusters like ARRIVAL, HACKSAW RIDGE, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, etc to his credits, have now come together to showcase their excellent sound blending skills in Manoj Bajpayee’s upcoming psychological thriller, GALI GULEIYAN. They have created a background score that makes the movie experience immersive and emotional at the same time. Joining the bandwagon is Robert Kellough, the sound-editor, who after making marvels in films like ANT-MAN, GODZILLA, CAPTAIN AMERICA-THE FIRST AVENGER, etc. have also jammed his expert designs to create yet another masterpiece. Sound mixer, Scott Lewis has also contributed brilliantly to the entire technical play.
Debutant director-writer Dipesh Jain had weaved a maze-like plot, for which he wanted to have a perfect blend of dark and captivating background music which in turn should establish the depth of scenes. Within a few hours of its launch, the trailer has already received massive appreciation from across verticals.
Robert came on record to broad out his views on how he felt while creating soundscapes for GALI GULEIYAN. He wanted to make fresh tunes that appeared authentic and genuine for which he’d to undergo an extensive research. He quoted, “After first hearing of the story idea I went to India in 2011 to make recording around Old Delhi. I then went back in 2018 and recorded again after seeing the footage. Ambiances, Doors, Vehicles, Voices, Prayers were all freshly recorded and edited into the film to not only offer fresh recordings but also unique sounds and voices. The city has a voice and it was my intention to capture and recreate it for the film.”
So far, we’ve known that the film narrates a story of a paranoid man who’s on another journey to discover a layer of existence and the puzzle around him is sure to hammer our interest. GALI GULEIYAN alternatively called as ‘IN THE SHADOWS’ have already created buzz across International Film Festivals and is all set to win hearts in India this September.
Directed by debutant Dipesh Jain, produced by Shuchi Jain of Exstant Motion Pictures, GALI GULEIYAN will release in India and Worldwide, this Friday on 7th September 2018.