Balibo / O.S.T. [Import]
The music in Balibo, combines an original score by world renowned Australian composer Lisa Gerrard, with traditional Timorese songs. Additional original score in Balibo was composed by Marcello De Francisci and Sam Petty. Traditional Timorese songs are a powerful part of the soundtrack in Balibo, and include a children's choir from timor opening the film with the powerful "O Hele Ho", the Fretilin Military Anthem, "Foho Ramelau", and the political song, "Kolele Mai." The film concludes with Ego Lemo's Balibo, a Tetum language song composed for the film describing the experiences of the Balibo five journalists the night before they were to die. Ego is one of East Timor's best known singers, and has spent the last 12 months touring Australia with Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu.