Effie Gray Producer Donald Rosenfeld recently spoke to Huffington Post about what it took for him to make a film. As president of Merchant Ivory Productions for over 10 years, Rosenfeld was responsible for producing critically-acclaimed and award-winning films such as Howards End, Remains of the Day, and The Tree of Life. He speaks of being hands-on, selecting who works on his films, including composer Paul Cantelon and Dakota Fanning, whom he said, “She’s like Paul Newman who I worked with on Mr. and Mrs. Bridge. They embrace the luck of their life as opposed to resting on their laurels… She’s like a great Hollywood star from the Garbo era.” Read the full interview at Huffington Post.
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Paul Cantelon’s Romantic Score For ‘Effie Gray’ Hits All The Emotional Notes
The tone, the retrained emotions and the flawless piano and string pieces come together for a piercing listening experience. Paul Cantelon delivered a solid and beautiful score for very precise moods. –Soundtrack Dreams
Lakeshore Records is very pleased to release Effie Gray (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring the score by Composer Paul Cantelon. Effie Gray’s all-star ensemble cast includes Emma Thompson, Dakota Fanning, Tom Sturridge, David Suchet, Sir Derek Jakobi, Julie Walters, Riccardo Scamarcio and the legendary Claudia Cardinale. Directed by Richard Laxton, Effie Gray makes its U.S. theatrical premiere on Friday, April 3 (find a theater near you). Preview the album below.
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Where The Beauty Of Film, Music And Art Intersect: Victorian Drama ‘Effie Gray’ Starring Dakota Fanning And Emma Thompson Opens This Weekend
Set in a time when neither divorce, nor gay marriage were an option, EFFIE GRAY is the story of a young woman coming of age, finding her own voice in a world where women were expected to be seen but not heard. Soundtrack Geek’s review explores what Effie Gray might have experienced through Composer Paul Cantelon’s score. Pre-order the soundtrack on iTunes. (Available 3/31 via Lakeshore Records).
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Paul Cantelon’s Score To British Drama ‘Effie Gray’ Will Be Released Ahead Of The Film’s Premiere; Film Stars Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Tom Sturridge, David Suchet, Julie Walters, Greg Wise, Claudia Cardinale, Robbie Coltrane, Jamie Fox And Derek Jacobi
Lakeshore Records will release Effie Gray (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), featuring the score by Paul Cantelon, composer of acclaimed films such as The Other Boleyn Girl and Diving Bell And The Butterfly. The soundtrack will be available digitally on iTunes on March 31. Written by two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson and directed by four-time BAFTA nominee Richard Laxton, Effie Gray makes its US theatrical debut on April 3. More soundtrack details are forthcoming.
Effie Grey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
- Wedding Night
- The Paintings
- Effie’s Illness
- Vorrei Comprare del Formaggio
- The White Dress
- The Dream
- The Romance
- Effie Decides
- About Her Wickedness
- End Credits
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In her original screenplay EFFIE GRAY, Emma Thompson takes a bold look at the real life story of the Effie Gray-John Ruskin marriage, while courageously exposing what was truly hiding behind the veil of their public life. Set in a time when neither divorce, nor gay marriage were an option, EFFIE GRAY is the story of a young woman coming of age, finding her own voice in a world where women were expected to be seen but not heard. EFFIE GRAY explores the roots of sexual intolerance, which continue to have a stronghold today, while shedding light on the marital politics of the Victorian Era. [Adopt Films]
Written by two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson and directed by four-time BAFTA nominee Richard Laxton, Effie Gray opens in US theaters on April 3. Go to AdoptFilms.com for theater locations and showtimes.