Valhalla Rising Rescored

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Valhalla Rising Rescored
Faneditor Name:
Original Movie/Show Title:
Fanedit Type:
Original Release Date:
2009
Original Running Time:
93 minutes
Fanedit Release Date:
Fanedit Running Time:
93 minutes
Time Cut:
0 minutes
Time Added:
0 minutes
Subtitles Available?
Available in HD?
Synopsis:
Rescore only! I just find that the original version is too quiet and full of silent parts.
I want to fill these parts but also add a different vibe and rescore the whole film.
Intention:
My goal with this edit is to add a different vibe and fill all those quiet parts that the original has.
Other Sources:
Music:
Lisa Gerrard-The silver tree album
Lisa Gerrard & Patrick Cassidy- Immortal memory album
Lisa Gerrard- Twilight kingdom album
Atrium Carceri- Forgotten gods album
Special Thanks:
A special thanks to futon88 for great feedback and suggestions.

Release Information:
Digital
Cuts and Additions:
No cuts are made in this edit.

Added new title screen : Valhalla rising rescored

All music is replaced with Lisa Gerrard or Atrium Carceri.
Faneditor Name:
Original Movie/Show Title:
Fanedit Type:
Original Release Date:
2009
Original Running Time:
93 minutes
Fanedit Release Date:
Fanedit Running Time:
93 minutes
Time Cut:
0 minutes
Time Added:
0 minutes
Subtitles Available?
Available in HD?
Synopsis:
Rescore only! I just find that the original version is too quiet and full of silent parts.
I want to fill these parts but also add a different vibe and rescore the whole film.
Intention:
My goal with this edit is to add a different vibe and fill all those quiet parts that the original has.
Other Sources:
Music:
Lisa Gerrard-The silver tree album
Lisa Gerrard & Patrick Cassidy- Immortal memory album
Lisa Gerrard- Twilight kingdom album
Atrium Carceri- Forgotten gods album
Special Thanks:
A special thanks to futon88 for great feedback and suggestions.

Release Information:
Digital
Cuts and Additions:
No cuts are made in this edit.

Added new title screen : Valhalla rising rescored

All music is replaced with Lisa Gerrard or Atrium Carceri.

User reviews

1 review
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0(1)
Audio Editing
 
10.0(1)
Visual Editing
 
10.0(1)
Narrative
 
10.0(1)
Enjoyment
 
8.0(1)
Overall rating
 
9.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
10.0
Enjoyment
 
8.0
The new score improves the film a lot. It’s at times ethereal, surreal and otherworldly, alternating with songs that slowly increase the tension until the film reaches one of its violent bits. A great example of a rescoring improving the original film.

Even though the editor’s objective was fulfilled, and the entire film was expertly rescored, I left feeling that some other aspects of the film could have been changed. The original has some goofy cuts and editing choices that are baffling: the red screen between Part I and Part II (cutting from dark green landscape to bright red, yuck…); the cross dissolve between Part II and Part III; the huge amount of dissolve transitions during Part III (we get it, time is passing, enough of these dissolve transitions one after the other); the cut to the “red man” in Part IV, it brings nothing and it’s jarring; the ending (its style is great but the editing can be improved). Also, the few scenes with added VFX blood are poorly done, the blood looks fake and should be removed, if possible.

Even though I believe some things could be improved, I liked the original film. It stands out because of its style and ambiguity.

Side note: never read the director’s commentary of the film, he destroys much of the surrealism and the abstract bits with some really weird reasoning and wild theories. Each viewer’s interpretation should be miles more interesting than the director’s one.

User Review

Do you recommend this edit?
Yes
Format Watched?
Digital
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