“Deeply moving, this soundtrack for ‘After Love’ by Chris Roe is all about the divine performance of cellist Alice Purton. Alice takes on the main theme, her part representing the motion of the waves. The score is brilliant in its simplicity, the supporting instruments and sound effects subtly adding to the coastal atmosphere. A wonderful piece of music.”
The soundtrack to #AfterLove is out now featuring original score from award-winning composer Chris Roe.
“Scoring After Love was a dream project for me, and was intensely collaborative from start to finish,” said Roe. “Aleem and I worked closely with sound designer Joakim Sundström to blend the score and soundtrack together, and I was lucky enough to work with phenomenal cellist and improviser Alice Purton to explore how the cello could mimic the sounds of the sea and build the entire score just from one instrument.”
Roe’s music for After Love won Best Original Score at the Les Arcs Film Festival. It follows Roe’s highly praised work on Armstrong, Spitfire and Children of the Snow Land – just three of his thirty screen credits since 2014.
The immensely moving feature debut from BAFTA-nominated director Aleem Khan, After Love premiered to great acclaim at the BFI London Film Festival in 2020 and was an official selection for Cannes Critics’ Week and the Telluride Film Festival.
After Love open in cinemas across the UK since Friday 4 June 2021.
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Chris Roe is an award winning Royal College of Music composer and the film ‘After Love’ was selected for Cannes Critics Week, BFI London Film Festival Telluride amongst several others and won Best Original Score at Les Arcs Film Festival.