Song of the Day #329: ‘Le Festin’ – Michael Giacchino (and Camille)

ratatouilleI think the real measure of a movie’s effectiveness is how it makes you feel months or years later when you think about it. I have films on my top ten lists — like Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s A Very Long Engagement (2004), to pick one at random — that impressed me at the time but fail to move me at all as I think back on them.

But Ratatouille, one of Pixar’s finest achievements (which is saying a lot), never fails to stir me. Just looking at the large version of the image to the right when saving it for this entry, I was filled with the urge to pop the DVD in the machine and soak in the beautiful sights and sounds of this wonderful film.

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