Although he can appear freewheeling, independent, and, at times, inconsistent (as mentioned in the previous chapter), at heart he is very loyal and constant. Gustavo Santaolalla possesses a certain steadiness and firmness of will that may not be obvious to others until they get to know Gustavo well.
Proud and intensely individual, Gustavo Santaolalla really wants to stand out, to be the very best he can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for his unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to him, and he cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". Gustavo Santaolalla must put his personal stamp on whatever he does, and direct his own course in life. Gustavo Santaolalla needs to have a place where he can shine, express himself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Gustavo has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Gustavo Santaolalla also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Gustavo Santaolalla, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and he secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. Gustavo wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. He needs someone to believe in him and his dreams. Though Santaolalla appears radiantly self-confident and independent, he is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. He cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
Gustavo Santaolalla also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person he loves feel special. Gustavo Santaolalla loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in his relationships. He is also immensely loyal and will defend his loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend his pride or betray his trust. However, Gustavo Santaolalla likes to be the strong one in his relationships and he really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Gustavo needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as he is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with him.
Santaolalla's strengths are his zest and love for life, his creative power and his warm and generous heart. His primary fault is his tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression he is making and with his own creative self-expression that he forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around him.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Santaolalla. Gustavo Santaolalla has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Gustavo Santaolalla may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
He is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. Gustavo Santaolalla often feels that he needs to fight to get what he wants, and he tends to have a "me-first" attitude that angers or irritates others. He is hasty, restless, impatient and sometimes reckless.
Inwardly he is zealous and fanatical, though he may hide his personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of his feelings. He is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Gustavo is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Gustavo Santaolalla tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and he often seeks to emulate them. Gustavo has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
Appearing successful and attractive to the public is important to him. Gustavo Santaolalla probably enjoys wearing stylish clothes and modern jewelry. He tends to seek admiration from others and social acceptance is necessary to Gustavo's well-being.
With his charm and outgoing personality Gustavo Santaolalla has no trouble attracting people and he enjoys pleasant and congenial relationships with them. He may choose social contact with generous or wealthy people and would prefer to live in a beautiful home.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 10th house
Sun Square Mars
Sun Conjunct Pluto
Sun Conjunct Venus/MC
Sun Opposition Jupiter/Asc.