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Buena Vista Social Club (1999)  link to Buena Vista Social Club on IMDb  

Number: 424

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IMDb Rating:
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7.3/10

Country: Germany, 105 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Music, Documentary

Director(s): Wim Wenders

Cast: Compay Segundo, Eliades Ochoa, Ry Cooder, Joachim Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer

Medium: Unknown,

Plot Outline: A group of legendary Cuban musicians, some as old as their nineties, were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. In this film, we see and hear some of the songs being recorded in Havana. There is also footage from concerts in Amsterdam and New York City's Carnegie Hall. In addition, many of the individual musicians talk about their lives in Cuba and about how they got started in music.

Location: 504

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.78:1