Soundtracking with Edith Bowman
Episode 49: Luc Besson On The Music Of Valerian, The Big Blue, Leon & Nikita
Jul 28, 2017 · 32 min
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When it comes to stylish movie-making, you can generally rely on the French. And one man with Gallic flair in abundance is Luc Besson.

The genial Parisian has been involved in over 100 films as either a writer, producer or director - including much loved cult classics Nikita, The Big Blue and Leon. His latest project is CGI sci-fi epic Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets, a sumptuous visual feast based on the comics he loved as a kid.

Much of Luc's work has been scored by his longtime friend Eric Serra, of which more in a moment. But in the case of Valerian, he turned to Alexandre Desplat, just to shake things up a little bit ...

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