Antonio Pinto

About Antonio Pinto

Film composer Antônio Pinto is known for his varied orchestral scores, which sometimes incorporate Brazilian folk influences and acoustic guitar. Earning his first feature-film credits in 1995, he soon provided the music for such internationally acclaimed films as 1998's Central Station, 2001's Behind the Sun, and the related movies City of God (2002) and City of Men (2007). He was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for 2007's "Despedida" from Love in the Time of Cholera, a song he co-penned with Shakira. Work in a variety of film genres followed, including the action film Snitch (2013), biopic The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019), and supernatural indie drama Nine Days (2020). Meanwhile, he continued to find steady work in television, including the American TV adaptation of The Mosquito Coast, which premiered in 2021.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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