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The Hitcher (Mark Isham)

The Hitcher

When I was a kid, few films freaked me out more than The Hitcher. Rutger Hauer is absolutely evil as a murderous hitcher, terrorising C Thomas Howell and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The film is brutal from start to finish, with one scene in particular, involving a truck, sure to unsettle anyone. The score is an early and eerie effort from Mark Isham.

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Music For Film – Danna, Yared and Umebayashi

Silva Screen Records is releasing three Music For Film compilation albums in association with Film Fest Ghent. Dirk Brossé conducts The Brussels Philharmonic and Vlaams Radiokoor (Flemish Radio Choir) as we are presented with music from Mychael Danna, Gabriel Yared and Shigeru Umebayashi. These new (and expanded!) releases are available from November 26th 2021.

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