NODE RECORDS / BFD Releases Jocelyn Pook's Original Score to THE WIFE
Soundtrack to THE WIFE
Music by Jocelyn Pook
Released by Node Records / BFD
"Jocelyn Pook's understated musical score may well be the film's true hidden genius."
Selig Film News
"...Jocelyn Pook's eloquent, rippling score."
"It's easy to understand Joan's quiet anguish at having put her own talents on hold in the service of his alleged greatness - her torment amplified by Jocelyn Pook's score, heavy with yearning and regret."
About Jocelyn Pook
Jocelyn Pook is a well-respected and distinguished composer, having written extensively for film, stage, opera house, and concert hall. She has established an international reputation for being highly original, winning numerous awards including a BAFTA TV Craft Award for Best Original Score for King Charles III, an Olivier Award for Best Music and Sound Design for St Joan, and a British Composer Award for Speaking in Tunes. She has also been nominated for a Classical BRIT award for Soundtrack Composer for The Merchant of Venice and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score for Eyes Wide Shut.
In scoring The Wife, Jocelyn crafts the film’s emotional undertones with lush string and piano arrangements. Working alongside co-producer Steve Parr, Jocelyn transforms the film’s orchestral score into a mesmerizing, fourteen-track collection that captures the emotional intelligence and complexity of the film.
About The Wife
-Jocelyn Pook's score named one of this year's best by LA Times
-Glenn Close nominated for 2019 Golden Globe's 'Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama'
-Glenn Close nominated for Spirit Awards' 'Best Female Lead' and Gotham Awards' 'Best Actress'
-Critics' Choice from Broadcast Film Critics Association
-#1 on Entertainment Weekly's "Must List"
-Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes
-"What to Watch List" from Vanity Fair
Currently in worldwide theatrical release, The Wife stars Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater, and Elizabeth McGovern. Directed by Björn Runge, the film is an adaptation of Meg Wolitzer's bestselling novel about a woman (Close) who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband (Jonathan Pryce), where he is to be honoured with the Nobel Prize for Literature.