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!
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
Fashion designer-turned-director Tom Ford’s first film A Single Man (2009) chronicles a tragic day in the life of gay British literature professor George Falconer (Colin Firth). Based on the Christopher Isherwood novel by the same name, [amazon … [Read more...] about Abel Korzeniowski: Stillness of the mind
Andrew Dominik’s The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford (2007) is a majestic Western drama documenting the last months of legendary Wild West outlaw Jesse James. Based on the Ron Hansen novel by the same name and starring Brad … [Read more...] about Nick Cave & Warren Ellis: Song for Bob