This month’s film is Sydney Pollack’s ‘Out Of Africa’ (1985).
The original trailer, surprisingly, doesn’t use the score that became almost more famous than the film. In fact, it doesn’t really do it justice as all:
The music is, of course, by the incomparable John Barry, veteran of memorable movies scores:
One of the best scenes, and the most remembered of any in the film, is the flight in the biplane, with the beauty of the scenery combining with the score to provide an unforgettable experience:
Not as often heard as the haunting main theme is the very ‘80s soft-rock ballad ‘The Music Of Goodbye’ by Al Jarreau (fresh from ‘Moonlighting’ success) and Melissa Manchester: