Buena Vista Social Club
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Wenders, Wim, film director.
Cooder, Ry, film producer,
Felsberg, Ulrich, film producer.
Nayar, Deepak, film producer.
Johnson, Brian (Film editor), editor of moving image work.
[New York, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2017].
1681432846, 9781681432847
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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[New York, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2017].
1681432846, 9781681432847


General Note
Originally released in 1999.
General Note
Program notes by Joshua Jelly-Schapiro (20 unnumbered pages : portraits) inserted in container.
General Note
Special features: audio commentary from 1999 featuring director Wim Wenders; December 2016 interview with Wenders; interview from 1998 interview for the television program Las claves with musician Compay Segundo on his career and the Cuban music scene; radio interviews from 2000 with Eliades Ochoa, Manuel "Puntillita" Licea, Orlando "Cachaíto" López, Manuel "Guajiro" Mirabal, Juan de Marcos González, Omara Portuondo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Barbarito Torres, Pío Leyva, Rubén González, Manuel Galbán, and Alberto "Virgilio" Valdés; additional scenes ("Candela," Amsterdam; Alberto Korda's photographs; interview with Juan de Marcos González; "Cienfuegos tiene su guaguancó," EGREM Studios); trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Editor, Brian Johnson ; director of photography, Jörg Widmer.
Buena Vista Social Club (featuring Compay Segundo, Eliades Ochoa, Ry Cooder, Joachim Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Rubén González, Orlando "Cachaíto" López, Amadito Valdés, Manuel "Guajiro" Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Pío Leyva, Manuel "Puntillita" Licea, Juan de Marcos González).
In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba, rediscovering talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians, and then making a recording selling millions and earning a Grammy Award. Cooder now returns to Cuba with filmmaker 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.
System Details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; 1.78:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Spanish and English dialogue; sung in Spanish; with optional English SDH subtitles.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wenders, W., Cooder, R., Felsberg, U., Nayar, D., Johnson, B. (. e., & Widmer, J. (2017). Buena Vista Social Club . Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wim, Wenders et al.. 2017. Buena Vista Social Club. Criterion Collection.

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Wim, Wenders et al.. Buena Vista Social Club Criterion Collection, 2017.

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