L'ennemi intime (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
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||L'ennemi intime||Alexandre Desplat||3:30||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||1959||Alexandre Desplat||2:11||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Zone interdite||Alexandre Desplat||4:27||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Trahison||Alexandre Desplat||3:13||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Souvenirs||Alexandre Desplat||1:47||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Mission de nuit||Alexandre Desplat||4:13||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Opération de police||Alexandre Desplat||2:50||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Stèles||Alexandre Desplat||1:48||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Napalm||Alexandre Desplat||3:38||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Attente||Alexandre Desplat||1:14||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Fantômes||Alexandre Desplat||7:27||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Grenoble||Alexandre Desplat||1:57||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Taïda||Alexandre Desplat||4:10||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Exécution||Alexandre Desplat||3:41||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||1959 (Extended Version)||Alexandre Desplat||9:52||$0.99||View In iTunes|
French composer Alexandre Desplat, who took on an assignment to score a period Asian drama with The Painted Veil, returns to the same sort of milieu for director Ang Lee's Lust, Caution, set in Shanghai in the 1940s. Desplat has no interest in evoking traditional Chinese music; rather, his is a thoroughly European approach. He employs almost all strings and lots of them, adding only the occasional piano, his own flute, and "programming." This is slow, contemplative music with strong melodies, all contributing to a dark, romantic tone. Alain Planes' performance of Brahms' "Intermezzo in A-Major, Opus 118, No. 2" fits right in, and, surprisingly, Lee himself takes to the piano on "Nanjing Road." This is a restrained, low-key score for a film of mystery and naunced feeling.
Thick, lush and spacious
This is a little different from some of Desplat's normal stuff, and almost reminded me of Thomas Newman in parts. He's a composer to watch, like Nico Muhly, Josh Kramer, and Andrea Guerra.
Born: August 23, 1961 in Paris, France
Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s