anthony minghella

anthony minghella

#FILMMUSICSTORIES : The Talented Mr. Ripley by Anthony Minghella (1999) When I asked Anthony about Tom ripley’s character, he told me that underneath the fact that he is a murderer, is really a genuine, honest man but unstable. This inspired me to write

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#FILMMUSICSTORIES : The Talented Mr. Ripley by Anthony Minghella (1999) When I asked Anthony about Tom ripley’s character, he told me that underneath the fact that he is a murderer, is really a genuine, honest man but unstable. This inspired me to write a syncopated theme, which reflects these characteristics directly. As the accented beat in the melody comes before the main beat, it gives a sense of awkwardness in the music, matching these two sides to Ripley’s personality. Listen to Iggy Azalea ‘Impossible is Nothing’, sampling the main theme of the score of The Talented Mr. Ripley