Haynes emphasized the importance that music plays in the film. Haynes worked with composer Burwell to come up with a way to play down the emphasis on the dialogue, placing it instead on the score. – Variety
Wonderstruck, the highly-anticipated film directed by Todd Haynes and based on the novel by Brian Selznick, features Carter Burwell’s score in a prominent role as almost a character. The director talks at length about his collaboration with the Academy Award®-nominated composer, and you can read it at Variety.
Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios present WONDERSTRUCK in theaters on October 20, 2017.