The Magazine held an interview with the legendary composer about the difficulties of writing for the Soderbergh film. Hamlisch says of The Informant! score it “did not work in a conventional manner, where one tries to be supportive of the scene…. the music became another character in the film, the inner voice of a bipolar person”.
The Informant! is released on 26th October.
In addition to the Variety interview, The Informant! has achieved excellent reviews:
“zany score” – New York Times
“jaunty, old-fashioned score” – Variety
“bouncy, big-band score” – Vanity Fair
“insistently perky score” – Rolling Stone
“jaunty score” – The Hollywood Reporter
“lush, swelling musical score” – the Washington post