Published Mar 07, 2014In addition to fronting Sigur Rós and making solo music, Icelandic songwriter Jónsi sometimes collaborates with his partner Alex Somers under the name Jónsi & Alex. The couple's latest project is scoring the upcoming film The Wilderness of James.
Written and directed by Michael James Johnson, the 80-minute flick is a coming-of-age drama that stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Virginia Madsen, Isabelle Fuhrman, Evan Ross and Danny DeVito. It was shot in Portland and concerns a boy struggling with the absence of his father as he explores the city.
An official synopsis reads, "Through an infatuating girl and a charismatic stranger, James starts to open his eyes as he's forced to deal with some hard truths."
Jónsi & Alex released their album Riceboy Sleeps in 2009.
Thanks to Film Music Reporter for the tip.