Manhattan Merengue


1h 40m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A Dominican dancer makes it on Broadway, fulfilling his American dream, but also losing his identity. He must choose between his new home and the homeland he left behind.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Overseas Filmgroup; Rbk Partners Se
Distribution Company
Jvg; Ramona Film
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Puerto Rico; Dominican Republic

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

A Dominican dancer makes it on Broadway, fulfilling his American dream, but also losing his identity. He must choose between his new home and the homeland he left behind.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Overseas Filmgroup; Rbk Partners Se
Distribution Company
Jvg; Ramona Film
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Puerto Rico; Dominican Republic

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States July 15, 1997

Released in United States on Video July 15, 1997

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1997

Director Joseph B. Vasquez died at age 33, as a result of complications due to AIDS, December 16, 1995.

A one-week shoot of New York City exteriors took place starting Christmas day 1993.

Began shooting March 1994.

Completed shooting late April 1994.

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23-March 3, 1995.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 17-28, 1995.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1996.

Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 5-21, 1996.

Shown at Puerto Rico International Film Festival November 9-20, 1994.

color

Dolby

dialogue English

rtg MPAA R

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1997

Released in United States July 15, 1997

Released in United States on Video July 15, 1997