Album Release: On The Basis Of Sex – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Sony Music have announced the release of ON THE BASIS OF SEX (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) with music by Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning composer MYCHAEL DANNA, whose works include Life of Pi, Moneyball, 500 Days of Summer, Little Miss Sunshine and more.
The soundtrack is available digitally via Sony Music Masterworks. Directed by Mimi Leder, from an original screenplay by Daniel Stiepleman, Participant Media’s On the Basis of Sex, in association with Alibaba Pictures and distributed by Focus Features, makes its theatrical debut on February 7th 2019.
Composer Mychael Danna describes the music as “a score based in two opposing factions: the old world of men, conservative thinking, and the slow-moving wheels of Government. Set against this is the indomitable team of Ruth and Marty, who embody the ideas and energy of the new reality of what America has become.” He continues: “The music I wrote for this new reality is exciting, stirring, full of life, direction and focus. It is an anthem for the great gift of the founding fathers to America: the ability and the right of the Country to change.”
On the Basis of Sex is inspired by the spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The feature will premiere in 2018 in line with Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court.
On the Basis of Sex stars Academy Award nominee Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Armie Hammer as Marty Ginsburg, Ruth’s husband and legal partner. Rounding out the cast are Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor, Cailee Spaeny, Stephen Root, with Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston and Oscar-winner Kathy Bates. Robert Cort and Jonathan King are producing. Jeff Skoll, Daniel Stiepleman, Betsy Danbury and Karen Loop are executive producers.
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