Argentine composer Lalo Schifrin He received Honorary Oscar for his career in film and television music, in the tenth edition of the Governor's Prize, which took place on Sunday in Hollywood.
The award was won by nobody except Clint Eastwood, his friend and colleague, with whom he shared the stage with praise and laughter.
The actor and director Clint Eastwood received the Argentine award. (Robyn BECK / AFP)
"I think we can get together together eight films together, Lalo, and help me remember them? I can not see the screen properly," said Eastwood from the Ray Dolby Ballroom.
The Argentine is on stage with music, which is a history on television in 1960, and then became the music of six films in the saga Mission Impossible. It was a part that he knew all over the world.
At the end of his speech, Schifrin said "Mission accomplished!", concerning the title of films in which Tom Cruise plays the actor.
The Hollywood Academy has released an exciting clip to review the musical career, candidate for six Oscar and the author of sound recordings as an iconic corner "Cincinnati Kid" (1965), "Cool Hand Luke" (1967) o "Bullitt" (1968).
With 86 years, Schifrin has over 100 songs and audio recordings. He studied classical music and jazz in France before he started working on a cinema in Buenos Aires in the mid-1950s.