The Last Five Years Soundtrack

Synopsis: The Last 5 Years by Tony award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown is a musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place over a five year period. Jamie Wellerstein is a young, talented up and coming Jewish novelist who falls in love with Cathy Hiatt, a Shiksa Goddess struggling actress. Their story is told almost entirely through songs using an intercutting time line device; all of Cathy's songs begin at the end of their marriage and move backwards in time to the beginning of their love affair while Jamie's songs start at the beginning of their affair and move forward to the end of their marriage. They meet in the center when Jamie proposes.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Director(s): Richard LaGravenese
Production: Radius-TWC
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.9
Metacritic:
60
Rotten Tomatoes:
59%
PG-13
Year:
2014
94 min
Website
3,207 Views


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1A Miracle Would Happen/When You Come Home to Me5:19
2A Part of That4:00
3A Summer in Ohio4:05
4Climbing Uphill3:29
5I Can Do Better Than That4:57
6If I Didn't Believe in You5:12
7Moving Too Fast4:04
8Nobody Needs to Know7:07
9See I'm Smiling5:35
10Shiksa Goddess4:05
11Still Hurting5:35
12The Next Ten Minutes7:37
13The Schmuel Song7:42

Richard LaGravenese

Richard LaGravenese (born October 30, 1959) is an American screenwriter and film director, best known as the writer of The Fisher King. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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