Buena Vista Social Club Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for Buena Vista Social Club the Movie

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American musician Ry Cooder assembled a number of aging Cuban musicians and singers, informally known as the Buena Vista Social Club, to record an album in Havana. The success of that 1997 venture led director Wenders to record this documentary as the group reunites for a concert tour that culminates in a 1998 performance at Carnegie Hall.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Documentary, Concert Films, Growing Older
Ry Cooder
Wim Wenders


L.A. Film Critics 1999: Feature Doc.; Natl. Bd. of Review 1999: Feature Doc.; N.Y. Film Critics 1999: Feature Doc.; Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1999: Feature Doc.

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