This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, and even though initiatives to target areas crucial to creating a more environmentally friendly society have been hampered by the Coronavirus, it does not mean the show can’t go on. With organizations such as Earth Day going digital this year and thanks to projects dedicated to cleaning up the environment already in place since January (Forbes), all is not lost.
Marcelo Zarvos’ score to Dark Waters debuts on all major digital music services worldwide! Check out this Q&A with Marcelo in which he sheds light on his collaboration with Academy Award®-nominated Director Todd Haynes — himself no stranger to working on music-centric films [see his Academy Award®-nominated Velvet Goldmine (1998) and I’m Not There (2007) movies]. “Todd’s approach to music in film is so complex and sophisticated,” says Zarvos. Read the full Q&A at Focus Features online. Dark Waters – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is out now digtially on Lakeshore Records. See album links and more below.
Based on a 2016 New York Times Magazine article, Todd Haynes’ Dark Waters thriller stars Mark Ruffalo as Rob Bilott, a corporate defense attorney who flipped sides to take on DuPont for dumping toxic waste in West Virginia.
“A David-vs.-Goliath legal thriller for our times.” – Rolling Stone
Ahead of the theatrical release of Todd Hayne’s forthcoming film, Dark Waters, listen to the end credits track by EMMY®-nominated Composer Marcelo Zarvos (Fences, Wonder, Reaching For The Moon, The Words) now exclusively at Slash Film! Lakeshore Records will release Dark Waters – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack digitally on Friday, November 22! See the full album tracklist, the pre-save link and more below.
Even in the film’s darkest moments, Todd Haynes and I wanted to make sure we never forget the real human cost of what happened in West Virginia. And I believe we managed to achieve that in this score, to keep the film grounded in human emotion at all times, while being faced with some of the darkest and most disturbing facts that affect literally 99% percent of human beings all over our planet.” – Marcelo Zarvos