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Buena Vista Social Club

4.6 out of 5 stars 283 customer reviews

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Editorial Reviews

"The Buena Vista Social Club" guitarist Ry Cooder s celebrated album featuring the recently re-discovered talents of Cuba s foremost folk musicians sold millions of copies and earned a Grammy Award. Now Cooder teams up with acclaimed director Wim Wenders (Paris Texas) to reveal the astonishing life stories vibrant personalities and unforgettable music of the brilliantly talented but long-overlooked performers who collaborated on this now-legendary recording. Form the crumbling barrios of their native Havana to their triumphant sold-out concerts in Amsterdam and New York s Carnegie Hall it s an unforgettable deeply emotional journey into the passion pride and humanity of the artists whose music sparked a worldwide musical phenomenon!System Requirements:Starring: Ry Cooder Ibrahim Ferrer Rueben Gonzalez Eliades Ochoa Omara Portuondo and Compay Segundo. Directed By: Wim Wenders. Running Time: 105 mins color. This film is presented in "Standard" format. Copyright: 1999 Artisan Live Entertainment.Format: DVD MOVIE Genre: DRAMA Rating:  UPC: 012236101765 Manufacturer No: 10176

Special Features

  • Additional concert footage available only on DVD
  • Musician Information

Product Details

  • Actors: Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Eliades Ochoa, Ry Cooder
  • Directors: Wim Wenders
  • Writers: Wim Wenders, Nick Gold
  • Producers: Deepak Nayar, Rafael Rey Rodríguez, Rosa Bosch, Ulrich Felsberg
  • Format: Anamorphic, Black & White, Closed-captioned, Color, DVD, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Language: Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    General Audience
  • Studio: Artisan Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: February 20, 2001
  • Run Time: 105 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (283 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00002SWEM
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #19,297 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Buena Vista Social Club" on IMDb

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