I’ve been desperate to get Steve on the show, well since we started. Such a visceral filmmaker, such an important voice and one that I’m thrilled we have finally managed to get on the podcast. Whether it’s the clever use of Bach in Shame, the way he got Nicholas Britell to create music within the narrative for 12 Years a Slave or how his old friend Hans Zimmer created something quite spectacular for his new film Widows, music is an important friend to Steve McQueen.

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