LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Back Lot Music is issuing the digital soundtrack album for Black Sea, the suspenseful adventure thriller starring Jude Law and directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, it was announced today. The soundtrack features 25 new score cues by composer Ilan Eshkeri. Focus Features opens the movie exclusively in New York and Los Angeles on January 23rd; and expands the run to additional cities on January 30th.
Ilan Eshkeri composes and performs on film scores, collaborates with recording artists, and has performed his music in concert. Mr. Eshkeri most recently composed the original score for Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland's acclaimed Still Alice, starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Julianne Moore. He is known for his film scores to, among other features, Matthew Vaughn's Kick-Ass and Stardust, with the latter cited by the International Film Critics Music Association as the year's Best Original Score; Jean-Marc Vallee's The Young Victoria, with his score earning an Ivor Novello Award nomination and topping the classical music charts for several weeks; Carl Rinsch's 47 Ronin; and Ralph Fiennes' Coriolanus and The Invisible Woman, the latter starring Mr. Fiennes and Felicity Jones. His score for Mr. Vaughn's Layer Cake brought him a World Soundtrack Award nomination as Discovery of the Year.
In December 2013, Mr. Eshkeri's BAFTA Award-nominated score to the animated The Snowman and the Snowdog, the sequel to the classic The Snowman, was performed live-to-picture at a series of concerts at the Union Chapel in London. He has also had his works performed at The Louvre in Paris, The Rudolfinum in Prague, and The Royal Albert Hall in London.
Among the recording artists that he has collaborated with are Tim Wheeler from Ash, Smith & Burrows; KT Tunstall; Emmy The Great; Tom Odell; Coldplay; David Gilmour; and Annie Lennox. He teamed with Amon Tobin on a live orchestral performance of his work, and has written for pianist Lang Lang. For Sinead O'Connor, he wrote the song "Only You," which she performed on the soundtrack of The Young Victoria.
About the Film
Black Sea is a suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain (two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law) who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival.
Purchase the soundtrack on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/black-sea-original-motion/id958375135
For more information please contact:
Nikki Walsh, Back Lot Music/Universal Pictures
(818) 777-9151, Nicole.Walsh@nbcuni.com
SOURCE Back Lot Music