Buena Vista Social Club

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  105 min.
Release Date: June 18, 1999

Current rating: Rating: 4.17
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Cast: Luis Barzanga, Joachim Cooder, Julio Alberto Fernandez, Ibrahim Ferrer, Carlos Gonzalvez, Juan de Marcos Gonzalvez, Salvador Repilado Labrada, Ruben Gonzalez, Pio Leyva, Orlando Lopez, Benito Magana, Manuel Mirabal, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo, Compay Segundo, Julienne Oviedo Sanchez, Barbarito Torez, Alberto Valdes, Amadito Valdes, Lazaro Villa

Synopsis

A while back Ry Cooder traveled to Cuba to record a group of famous old Cuban jazz musicians who were on the cusp of fading away into oblivion. The result was a wonderful album of music. This is the documentary film inspired by that album as the musicians are seen and not only heard.

Director: Wim Wenders
Studio: Artisan Entertainment
Screenplay: Wim Wenders
Official Site: www.artisanent.com/html/ent/new/buenavista.html

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