Death Waltz Recording Company & Back Lot Music will release the soundtrack album for Focus World’s Raw, written and directed by Julia Ducournau, it was announced today. The soundtrack includes new music from composer Jim Williams. Death Waltz Recording Company, a division of Mondo, will release the soundtrack physically with gorgeously disturbing artwork by Candice Tripp and design by Jay Shaw, while Back Lot Music, a division of Universal Pictures, will release digitally, day- and-date with the film’s domestic release on March 10th. Death Waltz will also release the vinyl version, with pre-order available on March 10th as well.
British composer Jim Williams has worked with hundreds of artists as diverse as Mark Anthony, Pete Murphy, Maxi Priest and M- People, and has had long-term production and writing partnerships with the creators of multi-platinum selling albums by Natalie Imbruglia, Pixie Lott, Avril Lavigne and Britney Spears. Williams has since made his mark as a composer for many television series including BBC’s Hotel Babylon, for which he received an Ivor Novello Award nomination for his score. Williams has also scored featured films, most notably for award-winning director Ben Wheatley.
About the Film
Everyone in Justine’s (Garance Marillier) family is a vet. And a vegetarian. At sixteen, she’s a brilliant student starting out at veterinary school where she experiences a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world. Desperate to fit in, she strays from her family principles and eats RAW meat for the first time. Justine will soon face the terrible and unexpected consequences as her true self begins to emerge...
Focus World presents RAW, a Petit Film, Rouge International, FraKas Productions production in association with Ezekiel Film Production and Wild Bunch. Written and directed by Julia Ducournau (JUNIOR). The movie stars Garance Marillier (JUNIOR), Ella Rumpf, Rabah Naït Oufella, Laurent Lucas and Joana Preiss.
In advance of its theatrical release RAW has picked up several prizes from film festivals around the world including; the Fipresci Prize at Cannes Critics' Week; the Sutherland Award for Best First Feature at the BFI London Film Festival; Best Director award at Fantastic Fest’s “Next Wave” competition; the Golden Octopus Award and the Audience Award at the Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival; three prizes at the Sitges- Catalonian International Film Festival including the Citizen Kane Award for Best Up-and- Coming Director, the Méliès d’Argent Award for Best Feature-Length European Film, and the Carnet Jove Jury Award for Best Feature-Length Film.