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Political Thriller ‘Syriana’ Gets Screening

Posted in News on December 20, 2005
BMI and the Society of Composers and Lyricists (SCL) hosted a screening of the Warner Brothers' movie Syriana with composer Alexandre Desplat (Casanova, The Upside of Anger, Hostage), who just received a Best Original Score Golden Globe nomination for the film's music. The screening was followed by a Q&A session moderated by journalist Jon Burlingame, who led Desplat in a discussion of his original work.

Shown at screening are SCL Executive Director Laura Dunn, manager Robert Urband, BMI's Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI composer Alexandre Desplat, agent Laurel Engel and journalist Jon Burlingame. Photo by Michael Hall

From Oscar-winning writer/director Stephen Gaghan, Syriana is a political thriller that unfolds against the intrigue of the global oil industry. The movie stars George Clooney (who also earned a Best Supporting Actor nod for the film), Matt Damon and Jeffrey Wright.

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