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[on favorite films] I've always been a film lover - that's why I've always wanted to write music for films. But if I had to choose three films: Barry Lyndon , Chinatown  and The Godfather . And in animation it would be The Jungle Book , 101 Dalmatians  and all the Tex Avery films. 
His Greek mother and French father met in the US while attending university. After the marriage, they moved to France where Desplat was born.