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Score: A Film Music Documentary

  • Directed by Matt Schrader
  • United States, 2016, 94 mins., English

What makes a film score unforgettable? How does the creative process between directors and composers come together? Tracing key developments in the evolution of music in film, and exploring some of cinema’s most iconic soundtracks and practitioners—from Ennio Morricone and Bernard Herrmann to Junkie XL—Score provides a fascinating exploration of one of cinema’s key, but little understood, elements. Interviewees include Hans Zimmer, James Cameron, Danny Elfman, John Williams, Quincy Jones, Trent Reznor, Howard Shore, Rachel Portman, Thomas Newman, Randy Newman, Leonard Maltin, and the late James Horner and Garry Marshall.

Genres: Documentary