Here, we believed, was a composer who could give us a score to achieve gentleness and intimacy as well as the huge desert panoramas of men and horses in action. This selection of Mario's award winning music from our film demonstrates how he gave us everything we wanted - and much, much more.
Ian Jones - Writer/Producer
Composing the music for The Lighthorsemen has been one of the highlights of my music career. It was an opportunity to score for a large orchestra and I couldn't have asked for a more inspiring setting to write for.
AFI Award - best original music score


ARIA nomination - best Australian soundtrack
or cast recording
APRA nomination - best film score
The Lighthorsemen
(1987) Picture Show Co. / RKO Pictures, U.S.A, director - Simon Wincer