Buena Vista Social Club

Movie Details & Credits
Release Date: February 17, 1999 | Road Movies Filmproduktion, Kintop Pictures, Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industrias Cinematográficos, ARTE, Channel Four Films, Wim Wenders Stiftung
Summary: In this fascinating Oscar-nominated documentary, American guitarist Ry Cooder brings together a group of legendary Cuban folk musicians (some in their 90s) to record a Grammy-winning CD in their native city of Havana. The result is a spectacular compilation of concert footage from the group's gigs in Amsterdam and New York City's famed Carnegie Hall, with director Wim Wenders capturing not only the music -- but also the musicians' life stories.
Director: Wim Wenders
Runtime: 1 h 45 min

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