‘It Takes A Muscle’ in ‘Simon Killer’ a film by Antonio Campos 2012

‘Simon Killer’ / France, U.S.A.


‘Best Music of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival’

Song: ‘It Takes a Muscle to Fall in Love’ by Spectral Display
Film: ‘Simon Killer’
This track (later reinterpreted by M.I.A.) serves as a theme song of sorts for the titular deranged protagonist, Simon (Brady Corbet). Don’t let the laid-back nature of the track fool you; Simon’s not an easy-going guy

Simon Killer / France, U.S.A. 2012 [Director and screenwriter: Antonio Campos] – A recent college graduate goes to Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of 5 years. Onve there, he falls in love with a young prostitue and their fateful journey begins. Cast Brady Corbet, Mati Diop, Constance Rousseau, Michael Abiteboul.

The original version of ‘It Takes A Muscle To Fall In Love’ is used in the  movie Simon  Killer, during it’s impressive  opening,  shot in Paris, leading to the introduction of the main character, Brady Corbet.

Brady Corbet & Antonio Campos