MANDY: From Cannes With Love, Praise For Jóhann Jóhannsson Score

Mandy has been playing festivals from Sundance to Cannes with rave reviews and much love for the score by the late, beloved composer Jóhann Jóhannsson who has left us far to soon.

The Panos Cosmatos’ action-thriller is set for release later this year by RLJE Films. The film stars Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough.

“The late Jóhann Jóhannsson’s epic-sounding, metal-tinged score make Mandy feel as if it’s taking place outside of time, dwelling in its own nightmarish realm in which frightening supernatural creatures coexist with their human counterparts.” –

It also features the final completed score by the Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannson, which drifts between sighing, swelling synths and apocalyptic thunder-crashes of electric guitar. It is outstanding – arguably the film’s very soul – though you wouldn’t want to listen before bed. –

The late Jóhann Jóhannsson’s synthesiser-heavy score and Benjamin Loeb’s colour-saturated cinematography delivers the promise of every great painted 1980s VHS box cover.  – The

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