Original Film Score

Love Me Instead

Love Me Instead

Accompanied by a ward, a prisoner travels to his hometomwn to reconnect with his daughter and make amends, but a tragic truth marks his journey.

The Score

Meshed with a lush string orchestra, classical guitars were the main focus on this score. In addition a solo violin soundscaping layer was meticulusly created to add depth and dimension to the musical pallete. Turkish instrument Baglama was also utilized that provided local flavor.


Directed by
Mehmet Ada Oztekin
Sarp Akkaya
Ercan Kesal
Songul Oden

Music Department

Conducted by
Adam Klemens
Amparo Edo Biol
Recording Engineer
Milan Jilek
Mixing Engineer
Arin Baykurt


Classical Guitar
Ben Knorr