The big names just keep on coming to Soundtracking – and today we’re over the moon to be joined by Guillermo Del Toro and Alexandre Desplat to discuss their wonderful collaboration on Guillermo’s take on Pinocchio, which is streaming now on Netflix.

Set against the backdrop of the emergence of Facism in Italy, this is a bittersweet tale of the challenges of the father-son relationship which has a deeply personal feel to it – and certainly got Edith and her 9-year-old talking about the many profound themes it raises.

As you’d expect, Alexandre’s score is magnificent, and there’s plenty of that sprinkled throughout the conversation too.

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