Artemiev's score to the 1988 film version of As Far As My Feet Will Carry Me directed by Hardy Martins is a powerful portrayal in sound of the true story of the incredible journey undertaken by German soldier Clemens Forrell in his dramatic escape from a Siberian labour camp. Set against a backdrop of desolate and inhospitable landscape, beset by danger both from animals and humans, constantly battling the worst nature can throw at him, Forell makes his way step by step, kilometre by kilometre, towards Persia and longed for freedom. So Weit Die Füsse Tragen was the original novel
Edward Artemiev - Shadows of a Theater Order Number - elcd046
This 2005 release on the Electroshock label from well established film score writer and composer Edward Artemiev is a collection of scores written for theatre plays and motion pictures, covering a time span from 1987 to 2000. The pieces are in the manner of 18th to 19th century orchestral music. Artemiev is a prolific and versatile composer, and has produced scores for orchestral works as well as being a pioneer of electronic and electroacoustic music. He provided the scores to Andrei Tarkovsky's classic movies Solaris and Stalker.