Testament of Youth at BFI London Film Festival

Published 15 October 2014 by MT


Testament of Youth, a WWI drama based on the memoir of Vera Brittain and featuring Max's score premiered this month at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival to excellent reviews.

"...Max Richter’s alternate fragile and soaring orchestral score..." - Variety

"Brilliant German modern German composer, Max Richter, provides an utterly soulful original score which fits like a glove when paired with Kent’s direction." Derry Journal

"Max Richter, who's been doing sterling work on "The Leftovers" recently, also contributes a score that's stirring without being mushy." -Indiewire

"...a majestic beauty, with tiny aural echoes of War Requiem, a musical memorial written by another great Britten, Benjamin." -The Hollywood Reporter