Item Details

Buena Vista Social Club [videorecording]

a Road Movies production in association with Kintop Pictures, ARTE and ICAIC ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar ; directed by Wim Wenders
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music.
Director
Wim Wenders
Performers
Ry Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo, Compay Segundo.
Release Date
1999
Run Time
105 min.
Language
In Spanish and English with English subtitles
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Rating
Rated G
Notes
  • Originally released as motion picture.
  • "10171."
ISBN
0784013292
Credits
Director of photography, Jörg Widmer; editor, Brian Johnson; all concert and studio recordings a World Circuit production, produced by Ry Cooder.
Published
Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Entertainment ; Madera, CA : Distributed by Madera CineVideo, c1999.
Publisher no.
10171 Artisan Entertainment
Description
1 videocassette (105 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
VHS format; hi-fi, Dolby surround.
Technical Details

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