The Best Music In Film

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In September 2004 Sight & Sound ran a series of special features celebrating the relationship between cinema and music. We invited film-makers and musicians from across the world to reflect on this subject by inviting them to respond to three questions about music and the movies. Their responses formed the centrepiece of our coverage. Here we publish their remarks in all their unedited glory.


In what way does music best enhance film?


What is your favourite film soundtrack music and why do you like it so much?


What is the most effective sequence of music in your own films?


Which film either has music that you wished you'd written?

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2012