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Era-Defining Soundtracks

Era-Defining Soundtracks

Filmic20

Season

Please note: this season finished in March 2020

A film score can be as moving, essential or memorable as any line of dialogue or actor's performance and a great soundtrack can often transcend the film it first appeared in.

Throughout March join us as we revisit some iconic film soundtracks that have become etched into the cultural zeitgeist, capturing a moment that spoke to us long after the final credits roll.


Previously in this season

Saturday Night Fever

 Classified 18  Era-Defining Soundtracks
Saturday Night Fever
Please note: This was screened in March 2020
Film
John Travolta stars as a Brooklyn shop assistant who escapes the harsh realities of working-class life when he embarks on a reckless, yet thrilling road to becoming the king of the New York disco scene.

The Harder they Come

 Classified 15  Era-Defining Soundtracks
The Harder they Come
Please note: This was screened in March 2020
Film
A revolutionary and ground-breaking film about music and the underbelly of Jamaican life, Perry Henzell’s cult classic and influential reggae movie starring singer Jimmy Cliff is powered by one of the most infectious scores in cinema history.

Easy Rider

 Classified 18  Era-Defining Soundtracks
Easy Rider
Please note: This was screened in March 2020
Film
Film soundtracks rarely get more iconic than this. A truly groundbreaking counterculture odyssey, Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider remains the definitive cinematic portrait and soundscape of its era.