By Scott D. Paulin
Updated January 24, 2003 at 05:00 AM EST
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  • Movie

Composing for films may be Glass’ true niche, his unobtrusive style working as neutral backdrop to nearly any cinematic scenario. His music for the adaptation of Michael Cunningham’s novel achieves a balance of melancholy and serenity that’s wholly appropriate, though the scoring for solo piano and strings invites unfavorable comparisons with Michael Nyman’s equally repetitive but more characterful music from The Piano.

The Hours

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  • Movie
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  • PG-13
runtime
  • 110 minutes
director
  • Stephen Daldry

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