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Sounds on Screen: A Melancholy Christmas


Bittersweet and melancholy moments from Christmas (and Christmas-adjacent) films and TV, including Morvern Callar, Metropolitan, Trading Places, The O.C and more.


  • 0:00:20
    Central Services / The Office
    Michael Kamen
  • 0:01:48
    Excerpt The Shining (Edit)
    The Shining (Dir. Stanley Kubrick, 1980)
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    Excerpt Gasman (Edit)
    Gasman (Dir. Lynne Ramsay, 1997)
  • Erotic Dreams
    Perry Botkin, Jr
  • Excerpt Metropolitan
    Metropolitan (Dir. Whit Stillman, 1990)
  • Finale Mychael Danna
    The Ice Storm (Dir. Ang Lee, 1997)
  • Aphex Twin 
    Goon Gumpas
  • Someone LIke You
    Van Morrison
  • Bismark, North Dakata, Carter Burwell
    Fargo (Dir. Joel Coen, 1996)
  • Tomandandy 
    Carol Of The Bells
  • Joceyln Pook
  • Gretas Greta
    Jon Optas
  • Comfort (Theme From Comfort And Joy)
    Comfort And Joy (Dir. Bill Forsyth, 1984)
  • Virtual Greta Gets A Body
    Jon Optas
  • I Believe In You And Me
    Whitney Houston
  • Another Year Suite
    Gary Yershon
  • L'Anniversaire D'Iirwin
    Angelo Badalamenti
  • Stereolab Blue Milk (Edit)
    Morvern Callar (Dir. Lynne Ramsay, 2002)
  • Norvilles Reprise
    Carter Burwell
  • Ashtar Command 
    Into Dust