Original score from the 2012 action thriller TV mini series directed by Jan Kounen, starring Perdita Weeks, Rutger Hauer and Harry Treadaway, produced by Europacorp Television, TF1 International and uFilm, released by Canal+ (France).
THE STORY: A young English academic teams up with an amateur ornithologist to follow storks on their migration from Switzerland to Africa. Max wants to find out why some birds never return from this journey. However, after Max is found dead in mysterious circumstances, Jonathan decides to make the trip alone, never suspecting that he will find himself caught up in an international web of intrigue.
THE SCORE: Based on the 1994 novel by Jean-Christophe Grangé, Flight of the Storks (Le vol des cigognes in French) is an international thriller that takes off when a young academic teams up with an amateur ornithologist to follow storks on their migration to Africa. Shot in South Africa, Istanbul and in various European locations, the miniseries produced by EuropaCorp Television and directed by Jan Kounen, the two-part film is a dark action thriller that is graced by a mesmerizing score by French composer Eric Neveux. His score underscores both the geographical and emotional journeys of the protagonists using beautiful flourishes of orchestral colours, subtle ethnical instrumentation and engaging thematic ideas.
MMD0024 • FLIGHT OF THE STORKS (Le Vol des Cigognes) (Original Music from the Miniseries)
Music Composed by ERIC NEVEUX
Release date (digital only): January 21, 2013