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Tuesday, January 02, 2007

"Movie and music: It's a package deal"

Director Tom Tykwer knows the score -- because he wrote it. His latest film is "Perfume."
By Richard Knight Jr., Chicago Tribune

"There are a lot of renowned collaborations between film directors and their favorite composers — Steven Spielberg and John Williams, Alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann, Tim Burton and Danny Elfman. But it's rare to find a film director who also serves as his own composer. Clint Eastwood is one; another is German-born director Tom Tykwer, whose latest movie, "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer," opened in L.A. last week". Read more...