Episode 150: Screenwriter & Director Emma Forrest On The Music Of Untogether

Jul 12, 05:12 PM
Edith's latest guest on Soundtracking is one seriously multi-talented lady.

Emma Forrest is a journalist, novelist and screenwriter - who has now added directing to her CV with her drama, Untogether. 

Starring Lola and Jemima Kirke, Jamie Dornan, Billy Crystal and Emma's former husband Ben Mendelsohn, Untogether tells the story of two sisters in the throes of relationships that are challenging for very different reasons. Music plays a key part in setting the tone, with one specific track by Primal Scream inspiring the whole film. 

The film is scored by Robin Foster. And it's with Robin's track Hercules Climbs The White Mountain that we begin, since this was the piece he played to Emma that provided the basis for the entire soundscape of the movie ...