Jon Brion (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindMagnolia, Lady BirdPunch-Drunk Love, ParanormalThe Other Guys) has composed the original score for the upcoming French romantic drama Beating Hearts (L’amour ouf). The film is directed by Gilles Lellouche and stars Adèle Exarchopoulos, François Civil, Mallory Wanecque, Alain Chabat, Malik Frikah, Benoit Poelvoorde, Jean-Pascal Zadi, Vincent Lacoste, Elodie Bouchez, Raphaël Quenard, Karim Leklou and Anthony Bajon. The movie is loosely based on Neville Thompson’s 1997 novel Jackie Loves Johnser OK and follows two former childhood sweethearts from different sides of the tracks who have gone their separate ways after one of them gets caught up in gang violence and lands in jail who – against all odds – reconnect years later. Lellouche also co-wrote the screenplay with Audrey Diwan (Happening) and Ahmed Hamidi. Chi-Fou-Mi’s Hugo Selignac (November, Blood Ties) and Trésor Films’s Alain Attal (Tell No One, Little White Lies) are producing the project. Brion has previously scored Lellouche’s solo feature directorial debut, Sink or Swim. Beating Hearts will premiere this week at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival and is set to open in French theaters this October.