Laurent Perez del Mar started playing the piano at a very early age. He studied music at the Conservatoire and majored in composition.
Before The Red Turtle, Laurent wrote the score of many films and animation movies, among which Zarafa by Rémi Bezançon (nominated for the César 2013 for Best Animated Film) or Wolfy, the Incredible Secret by Eric Omond and Grégoire Solotareff, which won the César 2014 for Best Animated Film. In 2016, The Red Turtle, by Oscar winner Michael Dudok De Wit won the special prize of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in the Un certain regard category.
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