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Buena Vista Social Club (1999, original release: 1999)


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Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [1999] ©1999
Description:  1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0784013314,
Language:  Spanish

DVD release of the 1999 motion picture

DVD bonus features includes: 4 additional scenes (performances of Candela and Cien fuegos tiene su guaguanco, an interview with Juan de Marcos, and Alberto Korda discussing his photographs), audio commentary by the director, theatrical trailer, and biographical notes on the musicians and crew, and production notes

Ry Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo, Compay Segundo, Orlando "Cachaíto" López, Amadito Valdés, Manuel Mirabal Vazquez, Barbaro Alberto Torres Delgado, Pío Leyva, Manuel Licea

In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba to search for buried treasure. His recording featuring the re-discovered talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians sold millions and earned a Grammy Award. Cooder now returns to Cuba with film maker Wim Wenders to reveal the stories, personalities, and music of the performers who collaborated on that recording. Includes live performances in Amsterdam and at Carnegie Hall

MPAA rating: G

DVD, full screen (16:9) presentation; Dolby 5.1 surround

In Spanish and English with English subtitles


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Additional Credits:
Wenders, Wim, director
Cooder, Ry, performer
Ferrer, Ibrahim, 1927-2005.
González, Rubén, 1919-2003, performer
Ochoa, Eliades, performer
Portuondo, Omara, performer
Segundo, Compay, performer
López, Orlando, 1933-2009, performer
Valdés, Amadito, performer
Mirabal Vázquez, Manuel, 1933- performer
Torres, Barbarito, performer
Leyva, Pío, performer
Licea, Manuel, 1927-2000, performer
Road Movies Filmproduktion,
Kintop Pictures (Firm),
Association relative à la télévision européenne,
Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica,
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm),

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