Creator: Alexandre Desplat

"I listen with my eyes and I look with my ears."

Alexandre Desplat (born 1961) is a French film composer who does really Awesome Music. Despite beginning composing since the late 80's in his home country he gained recognition in 2006 with his scores in The Queen - for which was nominated for an Academy Award - and The Painted Veil. He is the Production Posse composer for directors Roman Polanski, George Clooney, Stephen Frears and Wes Anderson.

Desplat is also known for having an extremely extensive curriculum, with more than 4 scores every year, and has touched every possible genre like political thrillers (Argo, Zero Dark Thirty, Syriana), fantasy films (The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Golden Compass, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Godzilla (2014)), action films (Firewall, Hostage), animation (sorry to say this, Brad Bird) (Rise of the Guardians, Fantastic Mr. Fox), comedies (Julie & Julia, Wes Anderson films), periodical dramas (The Painted Veil, The King's Speech, Lust, Caution, The Imitation Game) and even TV spots (the Jaguar spot featuring Tom Hiddleston, Ben Kingsley and Mark Strong). Though he works more often in the USA he still composes for his home country, like Rust and Bone and A Prophet.

He has been nominated for 7 Academy Awards, finally winning for The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Films with soundtracks by Alexandre Desplat:

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