From the Philip Glass Recording Archive Vol. III, film scores
Directed by Monique Gardenberg
Music by Philip Glass


Orange Mountain Music OMM0048


Jenipapo 4:30
Coleman’s Theme 1:51
Political Connections 1:05
Father Stephen Lewis 1:20
Disappearance 1:24
Land-Grab 0:59
Remaining Silent Now 1:55
Connected Politically 0:32
Coleman’s Dilemma 3:39
The Reclamation Bill 1:13
Journalism 0:32
Bahia 0:37
Coleman’s Consequences 1:32
The Interview 2:56
Where We Go 0:27
Jenipapo Finale 2:03
Ignorant Sky (featuring Suzanne Vega) 3:11


Philip Glass’ original score to Monique Gardenberg’s 1995 political thriller “Jenipapo”, starring Henry Czerny, brought Glass another opportunity to composed against the backdrop of the Brazilian landscape and the tumult of political upheaval. The story of the film follows a reporter in his search to track down an influential priest who has gone silent during a political battle over Brazil’s forests. Glass’ score reflects the political implications of the film as well as the vast canvas against which the it is set.

Release Date: May 2008