New P.T. Anderson Film To Be Streamed

Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film “Jununwill have its exclusive worldwide premiere on subscription streaming platform MUBI on Oct. 9, following its Oct. 8 opening at the New York Film Festival. Earlier this year, Anderson, whose credits include “Inherent Vice,” “There Will Be Blood” and “The Master,” joined his friend and collaborator Jonny Greenwood, guitarist with the band Radiohead, and Israeli musician, composer and poet Shye Ben Tzur on a trip to Rajasthan in North-Western India, where they were hosted by the Maharaja of Jodhpur. Their destination was the 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort, where Greenwood, with the help of Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, and a group of musicians drawn from across the Indian sub-continent, worked on Ben Tzur’s album, which will be released by Nonesuch in November.

The band assembled a makeshift studio at the fort and over the following three weeks created the collaboration that became the music and film of “Junun.” (The word “junun” is an alternate spelling of “junoon,” the Arabic, Persian, Urdu, and Hindi word for “mania,” or “the madness of love”).

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