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Exclusive: Stream a Track from Andrew Hewitt's Astonishing Score for 'The Double,' Starring Jesse Eisenberg

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! April 22, 2014 at 12:31PM

Stream the main theme from Richard Ayoade's brilliant "The Double," starring Jesse Eisenberg and his doppelganger, exclusively on TOH! before the film hits theaters and VOD on May 9.
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'The Double'
'The Double'

Richard Ayoade's deliriously cinematic comedy-of-errors "The Double," adapted from Fyodor Dostoevsky's novella, doesn't hit theaters or VOD until May 9. But in the meantime, stream this track off the film's soundtrack, composed by Andrew Hewitt, exclusively on TOH!

Set in a gloomy dystopia, "The Double" stars Jesse Eisenberg as a joyless data clerk whose obsession with a beautiful coworker (Mia Wasikowska) brings him face-to-face with his far more charismatic and charming doppelganger. (Here's our TOH! review.)

Composer Andrew Hewitt, who scored Ayoade's 2010 hip feature debut "Submarine," has created a head-spinning orchestral score that perfectly captures "The Double"'s stressful, frenetic tone. The score, like the film, is brilliant and infectious. The soundtrack is available to download in full on May 6 before the film arrives May 9 via Magnolia Pictures. 

Stream the main theme below, and watch the trailer.

This article is related to: The Double, Richard Ayoade, Jesse Eisenberg, Magnolia, Magnolia Pictures


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.