The Wife (2018)

Jocelyn’s original score to the critically acclaimed film The Wife has now been released digitally on Node Records, and is now available to buy online.

 “Jocelyn Pook’s understated musical score may well be the film’s true hidden genius.” – Selig Film News

Currently in worldwide theatrical release, the film stars Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater, and Elizabeth McGovern. Directed by Björn Runge, the film is an adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s bestselling novel about a woman (Close) who decides to leave her author husband Joe (Pryce) on the eve of his Nobel Prize presentation, in order to finally pursue her own writing aspirations.

it’s easy to understand Joan’s quiet anguish at having put her own talents on hold in the service of his alleged greatness – her torment amplified by Jocelyn Pook’s score, heavy with yearning and regret.” – The Observer, Mark Kermode

Jocelyn Pook’s eloquent, rippling score” – Screen Daily

 Buy the album here

 

The Staircase (2018)

After much anticipation, ‘The Staircase’ soundtrack album was also released last month.

Directed by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, The Staircase  is an award-winning docu-series which centres on the trial of author Michael Peterson who, after the mysterious death of his wife, watches his life go under the microscope. The series premiered in 2004 in France on Canal + and the following year on BBC Four in the UK and on the Sundance Channel in the U.S.. An updated version featuring three new episodes premiered earlier this year and is now available exclusively on Netflix.

Jocelyn Pook’s resonant, haunting music” – The Herald Sun

Buy the album here