Soundtracks of Cinema: ‘Paradise’

Paradise Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2023 Netflix Movie

The Paradise soundtrack includes music by Igor Kljujic, Adriano Prestel and Anna-Lucia Rupp. This info article contains spoilers and song details for Boris Kunz, Tomas Jonsgården and Indre Juskute’s 2023 Netflix movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.

Paradise stars Kostja Ullmann as Max, an executive for a biotech start-up. Corinna Kirchoff co-stars as Elena, the protagonist’s wife who ages 40 years because of a “donation.” The storyline follows the main players as they strategize against a scheming tech CEO. Composer David Reichelt (La Palma) scored the 117-minute Netflix film; music supervisor Milena Fessman (All Quiet on the Western Front) selected the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in Paradise.

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Paradise Soundtrack: Every Song in the 2023 Netflix Movie

Paradise Soundtrack - Every Song in the 2023 Netflix Movie

  • “I Can See Clearly Now” by Igor Kljujic (00:03:00): The Paradise soundtrack song scores an exterior scene. Max walks through a community. The track continues during the opening credits sequence.
  • “Starry Night” by Adriano Prestel and Rosalie Eberle (00:11:00): Sophie Theissen (Iris Berben) finishes a conversation with colleagues. The music continues during a transition scene. Young Elena (Marlene Tanczik) walks by a river.
  • “Toujours Prêt” by MC Hasan (00:28:00): Max travels with Young Elena. He parks a vehicle. Music plays from a nearby speaker system.
  • “Gravity of Sin” by Sophia Antonia, Johanna Greff, Caroline Adler and Cordula Kraetzl (00:35:00): Old Elena finishes a conversation with Max. The Paradise soundtrack song plays as she sits on a bed. The music is featured again at 01:40:00.
  • “Line Them Up” by Anna-Lucia Rupp (00:51:00): The music accompanies a road sequence. Max travels in a van with Old Elena. The characters prepare for a new life together.
  • “Starry Night (Score Version)” by Adriano Prestel (01:16:00): Max talks to Old Elena. The track sets in as the characters kiss. Max and Old Elena have sex.

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Paradise released in July 2023 on Netflix.

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.