LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WaterTower Music today announced the details of the soundtrack to acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s epic action thriller Dunkirk. The album features an original score by Academy-, Golden Globe-, and Grammy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, who previously collaborated with Nolan on the director’s Interstellar, Inception, and The Dark Knight Trilogy. The soundtrack will be released both digitally and on CD on the same date that the film is in theatres, July 21. It features a powerful and unique score unlike anything produced before by this formidable and inspired artistic pairing.
“Dunkirk is one of the greatest suspense stories of all time, and our film needed a score to reflect that and to propel the audience through a telling of this story that is more thriller than war film,” explained Christopher Nolan. “Hans’s unique score drives the visceral sense of action the film needs to put the audience right into the story, using images, sound and music.”
The Dunkirk: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be available July 21, and is now available for pre-order. The track listing is as follows:
We Need Our Army Back
Variation 15 (Dunkirk)
From filmmaker Christopher Nolan comes the epic action thriller Dunkirk. Nolan directed Dunkirk from his own original screenplay, utilizing a mixture of IMAX® and 65mm film to bring the story to the screen.
Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.
The film’s ensemble cast includes Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy and Barry Keoghan, with Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy.
The film was produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas, with Jake Myers serving as executive producer.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Syncopy Production a film by Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk. Opening worldwide starting July 21, 2017, the film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. This film has been rated PG-13 for intense war experience and some language.