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The Affair (The Glass Room) (Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz)

Original score from the 2019 drama feature film directed by Julius Sevcík, starring Carice van Houten, Claes Bang and Hanna Alström, produced by In Film Praha and released by Vertical Entertainment (USA).

THE STORY: Liesel Landauer and her friend Hana are linked by a lifelong relationship and an exceptional house built by the architect Von Abt for Liesel and her husband Viktor in Czechoslovakia in the early 1930s.

THE SCORE: “In The Affair, the main tension is built between the timelessness of the main artifact: the house, a building with a personality of its own, and its ever changing inhabitants. The music needed a beating heart and a human soul. The first element was provided by the string orchestra, the second – by the sound of solo cello, played by my friend, the virtuoso Karol Marianowski. I allowed myself to be very melodious and passionate, shattering the coldness of the Glass House.” – Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz

THE COMPOSER: Polish composer Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz studied composition at the Academy of Music in Krakow, writing his first score for an Agnieszka Holland film in 2002’s Julie Walking Home. Since then, he collaborated on most of the filmmaker’s projects, including Copying Beethoven, Spoor (which won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize) and Mr Jones, which received a Golden Bear nomination at Berlinale 2019. Antoni’s own awards include the 2008 European Film Music Trophy Young Talent Award for Winterreise, the German Television Music Award for My Mother, My Bride and I and an individual achievement award for his Filip Bajon’s The Butler and Adrian Panek’s Werewolf as part of the 43rd Polish Film Festival.

MMS21024 THE AFFAIR [THE GLASS ROOM] (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Music Composed by Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz 
Release date (digital): May 21, 2021

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