Saudade painting

Today we are mixing:

  • The Painting: “Saudade” by Jose Ferraz de Almeida Júnior
  • The Soundtrack: “Elisa’s Theme” by Alexandre Desplat (“The Shape of Water” Score)

About the Painting

Saudade (Longing), by José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior, oil on carvas, 1899. Displayed in the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo.

About the Soundtrack

We used “Elisa’s theme” from “The Shape of Water” soundtrack, composed by Alexandre Desplat in 2017.

“The Shape of Water” is a film directed by Guillermo del Toro in 2017. It is about a top secret research facility in the 1960s, where a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

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