Directed by German film-maker Wolfgang Becker and starring Daniel Brühl (Alex) and Katrin Saß (Christiane), Goodbye Lenin! (2003) chronicles of the life of a Berlin family during the pivotal years of the German reunification in 1989-90 with a great … [Read more...] about Yann Tiersen: Summer 78
The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza - 2013) is a visually dazzling film by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino boasting a brilliant and eclectic soundtrack ranging from electro-pop to classical choral music. The film won the 2014 Golden Globe … [Read more...] about The Great Beauty
Crac! is an enchanting 15mn animated short by Frédéric Back originally released in 1981 and featuring a great collection of songs and tunes from the traditional French Canadian repertoire performed by folk group Le Rêve du Diable. Borrowing its name … [Read more...] about Le Rêve du Diable: Crac!
Les Revenants (The returned) is an eight-episode TV series which was originally broadcast on French channel Canal+ in November/December 2012 and then aired on Channel 4 in June/July 2013. Set in a contemporary French suburb, the series revisits the … [Read more...] about Mogwai: Hungry face
Best known for his banjo and guitar-based songs inspired by Americana and Appalachian music, his multi-instrumental concept albums or his fondness for Christmas songs, the incredibly talented and original indie folk singer songwriter Sufjan Stevens … [Read more...] about Sufjan Stevens: The BQE Movement II – Sleeping invader
In a scene towards the end of the musical film Once, after the recording studio session, the two fictional characters “falling slowly” in love with each other and aspiring to work together have this conversation: Guy: Come on away to London with … [Read more...] about The Swell Season