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Gustavo Santaolalla

Gustavo Santaolalla

Acclaimed Composer Gustavo Santaolalla won his first Academy Award for Best Original Score for his work on the film BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. He was also nominated for two Golden Globe awards for BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, one for Best Original Score -- Motion Picture and for one for Best Original Song-Motion Picture. He won the award for Best Original Song-Motion Picture.

Santaolalla has scored both of González Iñárritu's previous films, 21 GRAMS and AMORES PERROS, as well as such motion pictures as NORTH COUNTRY, and THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES. One of Santaolalla's songs was featured in Michael Mann's THE INSIDER. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Santaolalla won numerous awards for his work in THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES including a Silver Condor from the Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards for Best Music, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Film Music Award, and a Clarin Entertainment Award.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Gustavo Santaolalla Facts

OccupationComposer
BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

Selected Filmography

Cafe de los maestros
South of the Border
Lights! Action! Music!
Diari Della Motocicletta
Mana
Mtv Unplugged
Unplugged
I Diari Della Motocicletta
Julieta Venegas Mis Favoritas DVD + Cd
Things We Lost in the Fire
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