Latin Grammy and Oscar winner Gustavo Santaolalla is writing the score for the upcoming film by Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("Babel," "21 Grams").

The Spanish language film features Oscar winner Javier Bardem in the leading role. Santaolalla would not disclose further details except to say, "It is not a musical comedy."

According to, the film is titled "Biutiful" and "centers on a man embroiled in a shady dealings who is confronted by a childhood friend, now a policeman."

Previous to this collaboration with Gonzalez Inarritu, Santaolla had also written the score to "Babel."