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'Philomena' Composer Alexandre Desplat on Creating the Movie's Theme

The Academy Award-nominated composer shares how he's able to come up with his different scores and how he chose his music for Stephen Frears' drama.

"The music does not have to push into the comedy," Desplat says. "It actually takes another color when there are laughs, but when there's something dark it takes the color of the darkness. It's a melody that allows both emotions, and that was the challenge."