the best of enemies soundtrack

Marcelo Zarvos, the composer of soundtracks for Wonder, Fences and more, brings his music to the upcoming true story The Best of Enemies. Leaning heavily on guitars and plucked strings to evoke the feeling of the American South, Zarvos’ soundtrack will be available this week, coinciding with the release of the film. Below, hear an exclusive track from The Best of Enemies soundtrack.

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Best of Enemies Review

The new true-life drama The Best of Enemies exists in a unique, purgatory-like space. On one hand, the events it depicts are fascinating in their presentation of how potent and visceral the racial divide was (and still is) in parts of our country. On the other hand, at no point is The Best of Enemies remotely cinematic or dramatically interesting. The story being told here is necessary to learn about in 2019, and lead actors Sam Rockwell and Taraji P. Henson are perfectly well-suited to playing their characters, but the script and direction are less compelling than skimming a Wikipedia entry about the real story being dramatized.

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the best of enemies trailer

The true story of Ann Atwater and C.P. Ellis gets the big screen biopic treatment with The Best of Enemies. Atwater was a civil rights activist, and Ellis was an Exalted Cyclops of a Ku Klux Klan group, but the two were forced to work together to deal with the issue of school segregation in Durham. In the film, Taraji P. Henson plays Atwater, while Sam Rockwell is Ellis. Watch The Best of Enemies trailer below.

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