20th Century Women Composer Roger Neill On Revisiting 1979 And The Synthesizer From His Youth - Deadline Hollywood


Deadline Hollywood published an article and interview with Roger about his music for 20th Century Women. 

Collaborating variously with director Mike Mills over the years—most notably on Beginners—composer Roger Neill brought an ethereal synth-driven score to 20th Century Women, in the process reestablishing a connection with instruments he’d played as a child. As ever, music is integral to Mills’ final product—he’s often described the film on the awards circuit as “‘As Time Goes By’ meets the Buzzcocks,” an apt description of the intergenerational family drama, which captures a mother’s disillusionment as her connection to her teenage son frays.
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