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Dario Marianelli

For his original score of Joe Wright’s Atonement (also for Focus Features and Working Title Films), Dario Marianelli won the Academy Award, the Sammy [Cahn] Award, and the Golden Globe Award; and was a BAFTA Award, Critics’ Choice Award, European Film Award and double World Soundtrack Award nominee. He had previously scored the director’s Pride & Prejudice (also for Focus and Working Title), for which he was an Academy Award, Ivor Novello Award, European Film Award, and double World Soundtrack Award nominee; and was honored with the 2006 Classical Brit Award for Best Score. Their third collaboration was on The Soloist.

Mr. Marianelli’s film credits as music composer include two BAFTA Award winners, Michael Winterbottom’s In This World (which also won the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival) and Asif Kapadia’s The Warrior. He has since reteamed with the latter director in scoring The Return and Far North.

His other film scores include the ones for Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre, also for Focus Features; Lasse Hallström’s Salmon Fishing in the Yemen; Ryan Murphy’s Eat Pray Love; Alejandro Amenábar’s Agora; Neil Jordan’s The Brave One; Kirk Jones’ Everybody’s Fine; Bille August’s Goodbye Bafana, starring Dennis Haysbert as Nelson Mandela; Terry Gilliam’s The Brothers Grimm; James McTeigue’s V for Vendetta; Michael Caton-Jones’ Shooting Dogs (a.k.a. Beyond the Gates); Peter Cattaneo’s Opal Dream; Tim Fywell’s I Capture the Castle; David Thewlis’ Cheeky; Julien Temple’s Pandaemonium; Philippa Collie-Cousins’ Happy Now; and Paddy Breathnach’s Ailsa, Shrooms, and I Went Down.

Mr. Marianelli’s latest film score is for Quartet, directed by Dustin Hoffman and written by Ronald Harwood, starring Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, and Billy Connolly.

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