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Capturing, creating sounds for ‘Last Days in the Desert’

These audio post pros got involved early on in the process and it paid off.

By Jennifer Walden

Man, woman, Son of God… the desert doesn’t care who you are. It has a way of leveling the playing field to find out what you’re really made of. Spend 40 days wandering around out there alone and you’re bound to have a hallucination or two. And that’s where writer/director Rodrigo García picks up the story, fabricating a chapter of Jesus’ expedition into the desert. But Last Days in the Desert isn’t a biblical flick — it’s a character study of man vs. nature and man vs. man. And even though the audience already knows how the story will end, this leaves them free to enjoy the journey. Last Days in the Desert recently had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

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