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Jamaican Crime Classic 'The Harder They Come' Headed For A Remake

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • April 11, 2011 12:59 PM
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Some films are inextricably tied to their soundtracks. It's hard to think of, say, "The Graduate," without Simon & Garfunkel coming to mind, or "Harold & Maude" without Cat Stevens. Fan-favorite directors from Quentin Tarantino to Wes Anderson are known as much for their skills at compiling mixtapes as they are for their filmmaking. But few soundtracks have had such gigantic impact as the one to the 1972 Jamaican crime movie "The Harder They Come," written and directed by Perry Henzell.

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