Alexandre Desplat

Born 23 August 1961.
Alexandre Desplat


Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (born 23 August 1961) is a French film composer. He has received six Academy Award nominations, six BAFTA nominations (winning one), six Golden Globe Award nominations (winning one), and five Grammy nominations (winning one). Desplat has worked on a variety of Hollywood films, including Darnell Scott, and commercial successes like The Queen, The Golden Compass, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The King's Speech, Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Godzilla.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 2010

    Reviewed by Charlotte Gardner
    Menacing, comforting, magic-tinged, powerful and fragile all in one.
  2. Review of Birth

    Birth 2004

    Reviewed by Morag Reavley
    It may not be red and raw, but Birth is still long and laboured.
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