richard pleasance


Strangers to the world

Strangers to the world is a dramatised documentary starring Rachel Griffiths and Oscar Redding that examines the lives of two people, Etty Hillesum and Franz Jaegerstaetter, who both stood their ground against the Nazi oppressors in Europe in 1943 and suffered with their lives. For this film we needed music that had gravity and depth. It seemed to be crying out for music classical in style.

Etty’s theme