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Documentary focusing on the relationship between American music star Ry Cooder and a veteran group of Cuban musicians. Cooder worked to reunite as many of Havana's old guard as possible, first for the hugely successful Buena Vista Social Club album, and then for another record and shows in Havana, New York and Amsterdam. Here band members are interviewed, including the 90 year old guitarist Compay Segundo and the Cuban Nat King Cole, Ibrahim Ferrer.
Cast & Crew
|MPAA Ratings:||G||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||1999||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||Artisan Entertainment|
|Sound:||Production Co:||Road Movies Filmproduktion .....Production Company, Kintop Pictures .....Production Company, Arte .....Production Company, Channel 4 .....Production Company, Instituto Cubano Del Arte E Industria Cinematograficos (Icaic) .....Production Company (Icaic), A&R Consultant .....Production Company, Buena Vista Social Club .....Production Company, Film4 Productions .....Production Company, Central Film Verleih Gmbh .....Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, Nonstop Entertainment (Nse) .....Theatrical Distributor, Polyfilm Verleih Gmbh .....Theatrical Distributor, Film4 Productions .....Theatrical Distributor, Primer Plano Film Group .....Theatrical Distributor, Buena Vista International Germany (Bvig) .....Theatrical Distributor, Entertainment One Benelux .....Theatrical Distributor, Vertigo Films (Spain) .....Theatrical Distributor, Sam Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Artisan Entertainment .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Mars Distribution .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Senator Film Verleih .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Mikado Film .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Filmfour .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Kcet/Hollywood .....Domestic Tv Distributor, Summit Entertainment, Llc .....Foreign Distribution Sales, Film4 Productions .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor|