John Williams on ‘The Book Thief’

Posted: October 30, 2013 by filmmusicreporter in Composer Interviews
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book-thiefTrailerAddict has published a video interview with John Williams about his music for the film adaptation of Markus Zusack’s novel The Book Thief. During the conversation, the Academy Award-winning composer talks about why he wanted to be part of the project, the score’s relationship to the film, his collaboration with director Brian Percival and his process for creating the score. Check out the full video after the jump. Sony Classical will release Williams’ score for the film on November 19. Check out our previous article for the full album details and click here to listen to audio clips from the score. The Book Thief starring Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson and Sophie Nelisse follows a young girl who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a new family in World War II Germany. The period drama will be released on November 15 by 20th Century Fox. For more information about the film, visit the official movie website.