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Buena Vista Social Club

(DVD - 1999 - Spanish)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Buena Vista Social Club


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In 1996, music legend Ry Cooder went to Cuba to search for buried treasure. He found gold. Looking for lost songs and forgotten singers, Cooder discovered an exotic land of passion, sensuality and music.
Title: Buena Vista Social Club
[videorecording]
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. :, Artisan Entertainment,, c1999
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (105 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: a Road Movies production in association with Kintop Pictures, ARTE, and ICAIC ; directed by Wim Wenders
Notes: Videodisc release of the motion picture
Fullscreen version, digitally mastered, Dolby digital 5.1. Includes audio commentary featuring director Wim Wenders, theatrical trailer, crew information, musician information, production notes, interactive menus, scene access and additional scenes
Additional scenes include: performances of Candela and Cien fuegos tiene su guaguanco, an interview with Juan de Marcos, and Alberto Korda discussing his photographs
Special features and language options may vary by copy
Summary: In 1996, music legend Ry Cooder went to Cuba to search for buried treasure. He found gold. Looking for lost songs and forgotten singers, Cooder discovered an exotic land of passion, sensuality and music.
ISBN: 0784013314
Branch Call Number: DVD SPANISH 780.97291 BUENA
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Report This Dec 05, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

PBS has done it again very well done documentary series. This movie was interesting, informative, and worse seeing!! I recommend this movie for all to see. Well worth the price of admission to any theater.

Report This Jun 04, 2013
  • Ron@Ottawa rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A very enjoyable music-documentary by director Wim Wender, whose hand-held camera followed a group of ageing, previously famous Cuban musician as they were pulled together to perform again.

Report This Nov 03, 2010
  • BiblioVicStaff rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great Latin music!

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Report This Dec 03, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” ― Victor Hugo

Report This Dec 03, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

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