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Title El cantante [videorecording] / Picturehouse presents a Nuyorican Productions and R-Caro Productions, LLC. production ; produced by Julio Caro, Jennifer Lopez, Simon Fields, David Maldonado ; story by David Darmstaedter & Todd Antony Bello ; screenplay by Leon Ichaso and David Darmstaedter & Todd Antony Bello ; directed by Leon Ichaso.

Imprint Burbank, CA : New Line Home Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    CAN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Feature commentary with director Leon Ichaso; feature commentary with writers David Darmstaeder and Todd Antony Bello; deleted scene: say no to drugs; "The sound and heat of El cantante" featurette; trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Claudio Chea ; editors, David Tedeschi, Raul Marchand ; music, Willie Colon, Andrés Levin.
Cast Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, John Ortiz, Vincent Laresca, Manny Perez.
Summary Based on the true story of salsa legend Héctor Lavoe and the woman who kept him from falling over the edge. It's the 1970s and the Salsa revolution is in full swing. Héctor Lavoe is the singer, El Cantante , whose voice can move millions and whose passion moves one woman, his wife Puchi. But when the spotlight brings Lavoe's personal demons and addictions to light, it will take the incredible devotion of his wife to put him on the path to becoming the legend he was born to be.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for drug use, pervasive language and some sexuality.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround.
System requirements to access exclusive features and weblinks: an Interactual-enhanced DVD player or a DVD-capable personal computer. PC; Windows 98SE or higher; Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher; Macromedia Flash 6.0; Internet connection; DVD-ROM drive.
Language English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Lavoe, Héctor, 1946-1993 -- Drama.
Salsa (Dance) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Salsa (Music) -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Married people -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Salsa (Bailarines) -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos) -- Nueva York -- Teatro.
Salsa (Música) -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos) -- Nueva York -- Teatro.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Caro, Julio.
Lopez, Jennifer, 1970-
Fields, Simon.
Maldonado, David (Producer)
Darmstaedter, David.
Bello, Todd Anthony.
Ichaso, León.
Anthony, Marc.
Ortiz, John.
Laresca, Vincent.
Pérez, Manny, 1969-
Picturehouse (Firm)
Nuyorican Productions.
R-Caro Productions.
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0780658345
Music No. N11082 New Line Home Entertainment

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