Hello, My Name Is Doris
Writer/director Michael Showalter (Wet Hot American Summer, Stella) wanted music that toed the line between charming and heartbreaking, funny and sad, light and soulful. I decided on a small ensemble score with vintage upright piano, swung plucked cello, and dreamy harp — all inspired by the warmth and depth that Sally Field (Lincoln, Forrest Gump, Norma Rae) brings to the titular role.