‘Silence’ Trailer, Confidential Music

The trailer for Martin Scorsese’s much-anticipated holiday release Silence features music by John Hanson of the Santa Monica-based Confidential Music. company that had such break-out success with the early trailer for Suicide Squad (cutting a tune that actually made it onto the soundtrack).  The Paramount film, which had its world premiere in Vatican City in November, starts a limited US release on Dec. 23, opening wide in January. The plot focuses on two Jesuit priests who travel to Japan in the 17th century, seeking their mentor and the propagation of Christianity, against significant odds.

Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson and Adam Driver star. “The movie is certain to investigate larger questions of loss and religion in keeping with its source material, Shusaku Endo’s 1966 novel,” writes the LA Times.

The film is scored by pianist and conductor Kim Allen Kluge and his wife Kathryn Kluge. In March, Kim Allen Kluge ended a 27-year run as the music director of Virginia’s Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, which performed a world premiere of of his original compositions for his farewell concert.

The Kluges have been secured to create music for an upcoming documentary film about President Barak Obama, directed by Martin Huberman. Listen to the Kluge’s work here.

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