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Gustavo Santaolalla

Music Department | Soundtrack | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Brokeback Mountain (2005) | 21 Grams (2003) | Babel (2006)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 30 nominations More »
AKA 
Arco Iris
BORN 
Aug 19, 1951 (age 65)

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Projects in Development (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (57 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Before the FloodBefore the Flood Composer, Composer (theme music), Writer ("Before the Flood", "Between Two Poles", "Thin Ice", "Trembling", "One More Step", "At Dusk", "Thin Ice Reimagined", "The Melting Pot")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Martha & NikiMartha & Niki Performer ("Kat's Gut"), Writer ("Kat's Gut remix ", "Kat's Gut")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Borrowed TimeBorrowed Time (Short) Composer, Music Producer, Music Recording Mixer, Musician  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The RevenantThe Revenant Alejandro G. Iñárritu Would Like To Thank  Less 2015 $135MM $184MM
  • Primary photo for Two Forty-SixTwo Forty-Six Composer, Performer ("Jardin", "Returning", "Walking in Tokyo", "The Catch", "Lagos Frías", "Montana", "El Cruce", "Amazonas", "Requiem", "Through the Rainwall", "The Maze", "Way Up", "Del Pago", "Elam Victorious", "Iguazu"), Writer ("Jardin", "Returning", "Walking in Tokyo", "The Catch", "Lagos Frías", "Montana", "El Cruce", "Amazonas", "Requiem", "Through the Rainwall", "The Maze", "Way Up", "Del Pago", "Elam Victorious", "Iguazu"), Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for All That RemainsAll That Remains (Short) Very Special Thanks  Less 2014 CAD 500
  • Primary photo for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) The Filmmakers Would Like To Thank  Less 2014 $18MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for Gran ChacoGran Chaco Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Book of LifeThe Book of Life Composer, Music ("I Love You Too Much", "The Apology Song", "Te Amo y Más" (uncredited), "Si Puedes Perdonar" (uncredited)), Performer ("Do Ya Think I'm Sexy"), Producer ("I Will Wait", "Creep", "Just a Friend", "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy", "I Love You Too Much", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "The Apology Song", "Cielito Lindo", "Home", "No Matter Where You Are")  Less 2014 $50MM $50MM
  • Primary photo for Wild TalesWild Tales Composer  Less 2014 $3.3MM $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for Americans & Americas Festival: Dudamel Celebrates Film MusicAmericans & Americas Festival: Dudamel Celebrates Film Music (Video) Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Louis Vuitton Presents Lunar New YearLouis Vuitton Presents Lunar New Year (Video) Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for August: Osage CountyAugust: Osage County Composer  Less 2013 $25MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Grounded: Making the Last of UsGrounded: Making the Last of Us (Video) Himself, Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Néstor Kirchner, la películaNéstor Kirchner, la película Composer (original music by)  Less 2012 ARS 6.8MM
  • Primary photo for El ocaso del Macá TobianoEl ocaso del Macá Tobiano (Short) Composer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for On the RoadOn the Road Composer, Score Mixer, Score Producer, Score Recordist, Performer ("That's It"), Producer ("That's It"), Writer ("That's It")  Less 2012 $25MM $718K
  • Primary photo for SavagesSavages Performer ("Iguazu", "Miles De Pasajeros (Mightysphnix Transpo Remix)"), Writer ("Iguazu", "Borges Y Paraguay", "Miles De Pasajeros (Mightysphnix Transpo Remix)")  Less 2012 $45MM $47MM
  • Primary photo for Eva from ArgentinaEva from Argentina Composer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for I'm AlrightI'm Alright (Short) Composer (music by)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for His Mother's EyesHis Mother's Eyes Composer  Less 2011 $15MM
  • Primary photo for BiutifulBiutiful Composer, Music Producer, Musician  Less 2010 $5.1MM
  • Primary photo for Dhobi GhatDhobi Ghat Music Composer, Writer ("A Love Letter To The City", "Arun Getting Closer To Yasmin", "Arun's Final Painting", "At The Ghat", "Intersections", "Longing, Loneliness, Loss And Love", "Munna Falling In Love With Shai", "Munna's Love", "Shai And Munna Bond", "The Aftermath")  Less 2010 INR 102MM $577K
  • Primary photo for Rolling with StoneRolling with Stone Composer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Nanga ParbatNanga Parbat Composer, Music Producer, Musician, Performer ("Where the Mountains Meet the Sky")  Less 2010 €7MM
  • Primary photo for The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for FreedomThe Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom Composer  Less 2010 $66K
  • Primary photo for South of the BorderSouth of the Border Associate Producer  Less 2009 $167K
  • Primary photo for Public EnemiesPublic Enemies Writer ("After the Shooting" (2007))  Less 2009 $100MM $97MM
  • Primary photo for I Come with the RainI Come with the Rain Composer, Performer ("Crash Landing"), Writer ("Crash Landing")  Less 2009 $18MM
  • Primary photo for Linha de PasseLinha de Passe Composer, Musician  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for ReligulousReligulous Performer ("The Wings (From Brokeback Mountain)"), Writer ("The Wings (From Brokeback Mountain)")  Less 2008 $2.5MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for Café de los maestrosCafé de los maestros Himself, Music Producer, Producer, Performer ("Un Cielo para los Dós"), Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for My Blueberry NightsMy Blueberry Nights Performer ("De Usuahla A La Quiaca"), Writer ("De Usuahla A La Quiaca")  Less 2007 $10MM $867K
  • Primary photo for Ripple EffectRipple Effect Performer ("Gaucho"), Writer ("Gaucho")  Less 2007 $12MM $14K
  • Primary photo for Lust, CautionLust, Caution Special Thanks  Less 2007 $15MM $4.6MM
  • Primary photo for Into the WildInto the Wild Performer ("Picking Berries"), Writer ("Picking Berries")  Less 2007 $15MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for Things We Lost in the FireThings We Lost in the Fire Composer (themes), Performer (ronroco and guitars)  Less 2007 $16MM $2.8MM
  • Primary photo for Sputnik FeverSputnik Fever Performer ("Iguazu"), Writer ("Iguazu")  Less 2007 $11K
  • Primary photo for BabelBabel Composer, Music Producer, Soundtrack ("Does He Who Looks for the Truth, Deserve the Truth?", "Can I Be Forgiven?", "Iguazu")  Less 2006 $25MM $34MM
  • Primary photo for The Good BoyThe Good Boy Writer ("Duro y parejo")  Less 2005 €19K
  • Primary photo for Brokeback MountainBrokeback Mountain Composer, Score Producer, Performer ("I Won't Let You Go", "Angel Went Up in Flames"), Producer ("I Won't Let You Go", "Angel Went Up in Flames", "No One's Gonna Love You Like Me", "Quizas, Quizas, Quizas", "I Don't Want to Say Goodbye"), Writer ("I Won't Let You Go", "Angel Went Up in Flames", "No One's Gonna Love You Like Me", "A Love That Will Never Grow Old", "I Don't Want to Say Goodbye"), Special Thanks  Less 2005 $14MM $83MM
  • Primary photo for North CountryNorth Country Composer  Less 2005 $35MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for Lord of WarLord of War Performer ("Coyita")  Less 2005 $50MM $24MM
  • Primary photo for DeudaDeuda Performer ("Iguazú", "De Ushuaia a la Quiaca"), Writer ("Iguazú", "De Ushuaia a la Quiaca")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Motorcycle DiariesThe Motorcycle Diaries Composer, Soundtrack ("Jardín", "De Usuahia A La Quica"), Writer ("Jardín", "De Usuahia A La Quica")  Less 2004 $17MM
  • Primary photo for YesYes Performer ("Iguazu"), Writer ("Iguazu")  Less 2004 £1MM $396K
  • Primary photo for CollateralCollateral Writer ("Iguazu")  Less 2004 $65MM $100MM
  • Primary photo for Shrek 2Shrek 2 Producer ("Livin' La Vida Loca" (1999))  Less 2004 $150MM $436MM
  • Primary photo for RendezvousRendezvous (Short) Trainee Assistant Director, Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 21 Grams21 Grams Composer, Score Producer, Soundtrack ("When Our Wings Are Cut, Can We Still Fly?"), Writer ("Can I Be Forgiven?")  Less 2003 $20MM $16MM
  • Primary photo for September 11September 11 Composer (segments: Mexico), Producer (segments: Mexico)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Amores PerrosAmores Perros Composer (original music), Soundtrack ("Atacama"), Performer ("Atacama", "Chico Groove" (uncredited)), Writer ("Chico Groove") (uncredited)  Less 2000 $2MM $5.4MM
  • Primary photo for Heavy Metal 2000Heavy Metal 2000 Producer ("Tirale")  Less 2000 $15MM
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider Performer ("Iguazu"), Writer ("Iguazu")  Less 1999 $68MM $29MM
  • Primary photo for Star MapsStar Maps Music Consultant  Less 1997 $593K
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Erotic Film FestivalHollywood Erotic Film Festival (Video) (segment: He Believes), Writer (story) (segments: He Believes)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for She Dances AloneShe Dances Alone Composer, Music Arranger  Less 1981
Past Television (14 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Hell on WheelsHell on Wheels (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (57 episodes, 2011–2016), Writer ("Hell on Wheels Main Title") (5 episodes, 2011–2014), Performer ("Hell on Wheels Main Title") (4 episodes, 2012–2014)  Less 2011–2016 57
    • Done (Jul 23, 2016) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • Railroad Men (Jul 16, 2016) Composer (theme music)  Less
    • Any Sum Within Reason (Jul 9, 2016) Composer (theme music)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Jane the VirginJane the Virgin (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (19 episodes, 2014–2015), Writer ("Jane the Virgin Theme") (2 episodes, 2015), Composer (original themes) (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2014–2016 22
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  • Primary photo for Making a MurdererMaking a Murderer (TV Series) Themes By (10 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 10
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  • Primary photo for Duro de domarDuro de domar (TV Series) Writer ("Mañana campestre") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Rouge BrésilRouge Brésil (TV Mini-series) Composer (4 episodes, 2012–2013)  Less 2012–2013 4
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  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can Dance CanadaSo You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) Writer ("Grand Guignol") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for SuojelijatSuojelijat (TV Series) Writer ("Riding Horses") (1 episode, 2008), Performer ("Riding Horses") (1 episode, 2008), Lyrics ("Riding Horses") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Arto - Aja, automies, aja! (Mar 11, 2008) Lyrics ("Riding Horses"), Performer ("Riding Horses"), Writer ("Riding Horses")  Less
  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage (TV Series) Writer ("Apertura", "Lima", "La Salida de Lima", "Leaving Miramar") (1 episode, 2007), Writer ("Ice Cream (Van She Remix)", "La Partida & La Salida de Lima") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 2
    • The First Cut Is the Deepest (Jun 24, 2007) Writer ("Ice Cream (Van She Remix)", "La Partida & La Salida de Lima")  Less
    • Welcome to the Jungle (Jun 17, 2007) Writer ("Apertura", "Lima", "La Salida de Lima", "Leaving Miramar") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Friday Night LightsFriday Night Lights (TV Series) Performer ("Iguazu") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Performer ("Iguazu") (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("Iguazu") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Seoul Train (Dec 13, 2005) Performer ("Iguazu"), Writer ("Iguazu")  Less
  • Primary photo for DeadwoodDeadwood (TV Series) Performer ("Iguazu") (2 episodes, 2004), Writer ("Iguazu") (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 2
    • Here Was a Man (Apr 11, 2004) Performer ("Iguazu") (uncredited), Writer ("Iguazu") (uncredited)  Less
    • Reconnoitering the Rim (Apr 4, 2004) Performer ("Iguazu") (uncredited), Writer ("Iguazu") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Salinas grandesSalinas grandes (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 2424 (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Performer ("Pampa") (1 episode, 1999), Writer ("Pampa") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Pax Soprana (Feb 14, 1999) Performer ("Pampa"), Writer ("Pampa")  Less
Self (24 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Art of ListeningThe Art of Listening Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for CismaCisma Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Pura QuímicaPura Química (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for IconoclastasIconoclastas (TV Series) Himself  Less 2012– 
  • Primary photo for Gracias por venir, gracias por estarGracias por venir, gracias por estar (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Vivo en ArgentinaVivo en Argentina (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Los Goya 25 añosLos Goya 25 años (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Original Score  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for ¿Qué fue de tu vida?¿Qué fue de tu vida? (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Encuentro en el EstudioEncuentro en el Estudio (TV Series) Himself - Performer (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for PotreroPotrero Self  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for UnpluggedUnplugged (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (2 episodes, 1995–2008)  Less 1995–2008
  • Primary photo for Juanes: A Musical JourneyJuanes: A Musical Journey (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Lights! Action! Music!Lights! Action! Music! (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for La noche de los OscarLa noche de los Oscar (TV Movie) Himself - Interviewee  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 79th Annual Academy AwardsThe 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Original Score  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Music from the MountainMusic from the Mountain (Video) Self  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Que sea rockQue sea rock Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Luciano Supervielle: El juego de la músicaLuciano Supervielle: El juego de la música (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Corazón de...Corazón de... (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 78th Annual Academy AwardsThe 78th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Original Score  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Logo Movie Special: 'Brokeback Mountain'Logo Movie Special: 'Brokeback Mountain' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 21 Grams: In Fragments21 Grams: In Fragments (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del MarFestival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
    • Viña 1996: Noche 4 (Feb 17, 1996) Himself - Musical Guest (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hasta que se ponga el solHasta que se ponga el sol Himself (as Arco Iris)  Less 1973
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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