Buena Vista Social Club

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Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, c1999.
MPAA rating: G.
Green Hills - Adult Movie
DVD 781.64 B9285vW
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DVD 781.64 B9285vW


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
0784013314 (clamshell)


General Note
DVD release of the 1999 motion picture.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Jörg Widmer ; editor, Brian Johnson.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: G.
System Details
DVD, full screen (16:9) presentation; Dolby 5.1 surround.
In Spanish and English with English subtitles.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Wenders, W., Cooder, R., Ferrer, I., González, R., Ochoa, E., Portuondo, O., Segundo, C., López Vergara, O., Valdés, A., Mirabal Vázquez, M., Torres, B., Leyva, P., & Licea, M. (1999). Buena Vista Social Club . Artisan Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wim. Wenders et al.. 1999. Buena Vista Social Club. Santa Monica, Calif.: Artisan Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wim. Wenders et al.. Buena Vista Social Club Santa Monica, Calif.: Artisan Home Entertainment, 1999.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wenders, Wim., et al. Buena Vista Social Club Artisan Home Entertainment, 1999.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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