Michael Nyman

Born: 23 March 1944, London

Highlighted works

  • Man on Wire

    Man on Wire

    An extraordinary documentary, constructed like a thriller, about a daring and illegal tightrope walk between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

  • The Draughtsman's Contract

    The Draughtsman's Contract

    An element of country-house murder mystery and a driving Michael Nyman score made this 17th-century puzzle a mainstream breakthrough for experimental filmmaker Peter Greenaway.

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