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Title Buena Vista Social Club [videorecording] / a Road Movies production in association with Kintop Pictures, ARTE, and ICAIC ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Sp 780.9729 BUE    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    Sp 780.9729 BUE    Available
Edition Fullscreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture 1999.
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.
Credits Director of photography, Jörg Widmer ; editor, Brian Johnson.
Performer Performers: 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.
Summary 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.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details DVD, full screen (16:9) presentation; Dolby 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
In Spanish with English subtitles.
Subject Popular music -- Cuba -- 1991-2000.
Latin jazz -- Cuba.
Dance music -- Cuba.
Sones -- Cuba.
Musicians -- Cuba -- Havana -- Biography.
Musicians -- Cuba -- Havana -- Interviews.
Músicos -- Cuba -- Habana -- Biografía.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Music videos
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Wenders, Wim. Director.
Cooder, Ry. Performer.
Ferrer, Ibrahim, 1927-2005. Performer.
González, Rubén, 1919-2003- Performer.
Ochoa, Eliades. Performer.
Portuondo, Omara. Performer.
Segundo, Compay. Performer.
López Vergara, Orlando. Performer.
Valdés, Amadito. Performer.
Mirabal Vázquez, Manuel, 1933- Performer.
Torres, Barbarito. Performer.
Leyva, Pío. Performer.
Licea, Manuel, 1927-2000. Performer.
Road Movies Filmproduktion. Producer.
Kintop Pictures (Firm) Producer.
Arte (Firm) Producer.
Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica. Producer.
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm) Publisher.
ISBN 0784013314
Standard No. 012236101765
Music No. 10176 Artisan Home Entertainment

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