This innovative collection of CDs, compiled by Roei Amit for the French film and music company MK2, brings together outstanding cinema soundtracks from around the world. Each compilation is regionally themed and features distinctive and original music from well-known and cult feature films and documentaries.
137 tracks on eight CDs explore the diversity of music to be found in world cinema – from Almodóvar’s Hable con ella and Wim Wenders’ Lisbon Story to Wong Kar Wai’s In The Mood For Love and Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding.
Featured artists and composers include Gotan Project, Gilberto Gil, Natacha Atlas, Lalo Schifrin, Madredeus, Goran Bregovic, Tan Dun, Cheikh Lô, Salif Keita, Wasis Diop, Cesaria Evora, Lata Mangeshkar and Michael Danna.
These CDs are only available in the UK through Unknown Public and can be ordered individually.
Tracks include Gotan Project (Vuelvo al sur), Juan Ignacio Buscayrol (Tan de repente), Diego Grimblat (L’Ours rouge).
Tracks include Gilberto Gil (Me, You, Them), Antonio Pinto & Ed Cortes (City Of God), Gabriel Moura (Moro no Brasil).
Israel, Palestine, Lebanon
Tracks include Natacha Atlas (Chronique d’une disparition), Souad Massi (Le cerf-volant), Noa (Terminal).
Tracks include Lalo Schifrin (Tango), Bau (Talk To Her), Madredeus (Lisbon story).
Tracks include Goran Bregovic (Time Of The Gypsies, Underground).
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Hong Kong, Taiwan
Tracks include Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) Shigeru Umebayashi (In The Mood For Love.)
Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, D. R. Congo, Guinea, Mali, Senegal, Chad
Tracks include Salif Keita (Life On Earth), Cesaria Evora (Cesaria Evora), Wasis Diop (Hyenas).
Tracks include Raghunath Manet & Nithyasree (Pondichérie), Michael Danna (Monsoon Wedding), Lata Mangeshkar (Saagar).