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Jonny Greenwood Scoring Lynne Ramsay’s ‘You Were Never Really Here,’ Starring Joaquin Phoenix

Greenwood collaborated with Ramsay in her previous film, 2011's "We Need to Talk About Kevin."

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Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood is writing the score for Lynne Ramsay’s sex trafficking thriller “You Were Never Really Here,” starring Joaquin Phoenix. According to The Playlist, a spokesman for IMR International confirmed that the English musician is scoring the film, which will screen at Cannes later this month.

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Greenwood collaborated with Ramsay in her last film before “You Were Never Really Here,” 2011’s thriller/drama “We Need to Talk About Kevin,” which starred Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly. The guitarist has also scored four films for Paul Thomas Anderson — “There Will be Blood” (2007), “The Master” (2012), “Inherent Vice” (2014), and the director’s upcoming fashion drama, “Phantom Thread,” starring Daniel-Day Lewis.

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Written and helmed by Ramsay, “You Were Never Really Here” is based on the novella by Jonathan Ames, creator of the HBO show “Bored to Death.” It follows a war veteran (Phoenix) who works rescuing women from sex traffickers. Things go very wrong when he tries to save a girl from a brothel in New York City.

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