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Title Buena Vista Social Club [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / Road Movies Filmproduktion presents a film by Wim Wenders ; a Road Movies production in association with Kintop Pictures, Arte, and ICAIC ; produced by Ry Cooder ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar ; directed by Wim Wenders.

Imprint [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2017.
Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
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 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  SPANISH 782.421657 BUE    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Blu-ray Foreign Films  SPANISH 782.421657 BUE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
digital optical surround DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 rda
video file Blu-Ray region 1 rda
Documentary films. lcgft
Series Criterion collection ; 866.
System Details Blu-ray, region A; widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio); DTS-HD 5.1 surround.
Language Spanish and English dialogue; sung in Spanish; with optional English SDH subtitles.
Credits Director of photography, Jörg Widmer ; editor, Brian Johnson.
Editor, Brian Johnson ; director of photography, Jörg Widmer.
Performer Featuring Buena Vista Social Club: Compay Segundo, Eliades Ochoa, Ry Cooder, Joachim Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Rubén González, Orlando "Cachaíto" López, Amadito Valdés, Manuuel "Guajiro" Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Pío Leyva, Manuel "Puntillita" Licea, Juan de Marcos González.
Note Originally released as a documentary in 1999.
Wide screen (1.77:1).
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.
Summary In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba, rediscovering talents of Cuba's foremost musicians and making a recording with them that sold millions and earned 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.
Subject Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group) -- Videodiscs.
Popular music -- Cuba -- 1991-2000 -- Videodiscs.
Dance music -- Cuba -- Videodiscs.
Jazz -- Cuba -- 1991-2000 -- Videodiscs.
Musicians -- Cuba -- Havana -- Biography -- Videodiscs.
Musicians -- Cuba -- Havana -- Interviews -- Videodiscs.
Chronological Term 1991-2000 -- Videodiscs.
Subject Spanish language materials.
Genre Documentary films.
Concert films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Foreign films, Spanish.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Blu-ray discs.
Spanish language materials.
Added Author Wenders, Wim, film director.
Cooder, Ry, film producer, performer.
Felsberg, Ulrich, film producer.
Nayar, Deepak, film producer.
Johnson, Brian (Film editor), editor of moving image work.
Widmer, Jörg, director of photography.
Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group), performer.
Road Movies Filmproduktion, production company.
Kintop Pictures (Firm), production company.
Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, production company.
Association relative à la télévision européenne, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781681432830
Standard No. 715515195713
Music No. CC2746BD The Criterion Collection
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