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Jorge Arriagada

One of the most prolific and versatile score composers in the history of contemporary cinema, known for his essential contribution to the films of Chilean director Raoul Ruiz. Their French debut Dog's Dialogue (1977) won a Cesar for best short film, launching them as what has become the most productive and artistically creative duo in Latin ... See full bio »


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 2017 Casa di Angeli (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (2017)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (2017)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (2017)
 2016 Mademoiselle Clara (Short)
 2015 Floride
 2015 Le Saphir de Saint-Louis (Documentary short)
 2013 Diary of a Residence in Chile (TV Series) (2013)
 2012 As Linhas de Torres Vedras (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Torres Vedras (2012)
- Terra Queimada (2012)
 2011 Ballet aquatique (Documentary)
 2011 La grande migration des papillons monarque (TV Movie documentary)
 2010 Mysteries of Lisbon (original music by)
 2009 Medea's Ark (Short) (original music by)
 2009 History of a Chair (Short) (musical score by)
 2009 Nova (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2008 Secrets
 2008 Mansacue
 2008 Litoral (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008)
 2008 Mister President (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Crosse (Short)
 2007 La Recta Provincia (TV Series)
 2007 Terror's Advocate (Documentary)
 2006 Opus Dei - Una cruzada silenciosa (Documentary)
 2006 Vocation cinéaste (Documentary)
 2006 Klimt
 2004 Operation Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Salvador Allende (Documentary)
 2004 Au Louvre avec Miquel Barceló (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Edipo (Documentary)
 2003 A Place Among the Living (TV Movie)
 2003 That Day
 2003 Rêves en France (TV Movie)
 2002/II Madrid (Documentary short)
 2002 Cofralandes, Chilean Rhapsody (Documentary)
 2001 Savage Souls
 2000 30 Years
 1999 Quelque chose (Short)
 1999 Robinson Crusoe Island (Documentary short)
 1998 El entusiasmo
 1998 Le monde d'Angelo (TV Movie)
 1998 Aventureros del fin del mundo (TV Movie)
 1997 The Film to Come (Short)
 1996 Madame le consul (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1996 L'éducatrice
 1995 Elle
 1995 Wind Water (Short)
 1993 It's All True (Documentary)
 1993 Rhésus Roméo (TV Movie)
 1992 Las soledades (Short)
 1992 Urgence d'aimer (TV Movie)
 1992 Dark at Noon
 1992 Terra Fria
 1992 Twin Flames
 1991 Blanval
 1991 Langlois monumental (TV Short documentary)
 1991 Sushi Sushi
 1988 Terre sacrée
 1988 The Beggars
 1988 Brise-glace (Documentary)
 1987 Le miraculé
 1987 The Blind Owl
 1986 Richard III
 1986 15 août (Short)
 1986 Série noire (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Adieu la vie (1986)
 1985 Treasure Island (as Georges Arriagada)
 1984 Cinéma cinémas (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- 7 faux raccords (1984)
 1984 Ave Maria
 1984 Notre mariage
 1984 Paris vu par... 20 ans après (segment "Canal Saint-Martin")
 1983 Bérénice
 1983 La grande giclée (as Pichula)
 1983 Le bal du viol (as Pichula)
 1983 Laisse tomber ta culotte (as Pichula)
 1982 Le péril rampant (Short)
 1981 The Territory
 1981 Les divisions de la nature (TV Short)
 1980 Snakes and Ladders (TV Short) (as Georges Arriagada)
 1977 Dog's Dialogue (Short) (as Sergio Arriagada)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Georges Arriagada | Sergio Arriagada | Pichula

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Aesthetically speaking, if you create a powerful sequence with an interesting sound design, and if that's enough for you to express what you want, than you won't need music at all. But if the music was considered already in the beginning of the creative process, the director will shoot the scenes while leaving space for the music to speak a language in its own terms. See more »


Has been a member of the official juries of the 48th San Sebastian International Film Festival and of the 25th Sao Paulo International Film Festival. See more »

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