News Note: Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto are teaming up to score The Revenant, the upcoming film from Alejandro G. Iñárritu. Additionally, Bryce Dessner has contributed to the film's score as well. The film is being released by Fox in New York and Los Angeles on December 25th, with a wide release on January 8. The album is being released digitally by Milan Records on December 25th, with the CD version to be released in late January, followed by a special vinyl edition in March. Coming off his Academy Award Winning film Birdman, Iñárritu's epic new film takes place in the 1800s and stars Leonardo DiCaprio as someone who is abandoned by his hunting team after a brutal bear attack. He must withstand the elements and the wilderness to survive and return to his family. The film also stars Tom Hardy and Domhnall Gleeson. Alva Noto has already collaborated with Sakamoto on five albums in the past, and they have toured extensively together.
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