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Buena Vista Social Club / 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.

Wenders, Wim, (film director.). Cooder, Ry, (film producer,, performer.). Felsberg, Ulrich, (film producer.). Nayar, Deepak, (film producer.). Widmer, Jörg, (director of photography.). Segundo, Compay, (interviewee,, performer.). Ochoa, Eliades, (interviewee,, performer.). Ferrer, Ibrahim, 1927-2005 (interviewee,, performer.). Portuondo, Omara, (interviewee,, performer.). González, Rubén, 1919-2003 (interviewee,, performer.). López, Orlando, 1933-2009 (interviewee,, performer.). Valdés, Amadito, (interviewee,, performer.). Mirabal Vázquez, Manuel, 1933- (interviewee,, performer.). Torres, Barbarito, (interviewee,, performer.). Leyva, Pío, (interviewee,, performer.). Licea, Manuel, 1927-2000 (interviewee,, performer.). Marcos González, Juan de, (interviewee,, performer.). Cooder, Joachim, (performer.). Johnson, Brian (Film editor), (editor of moving image work.). Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group), (performer.). Road Movies Filmproduktion, (presenter,, production company.). Kintop Pictures (Firm), (production company.). Association relative à la télévision européenne, (production company.). Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, (production company.). Criterion Collection (Firm), (publisher.).

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 781.65 BUE DVD (Text) 37814003482875 VIDEO NON-FICTION DVD None 01/05/2021 In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681432847
  • ISBN: 1681432846
  • ISBN: 9780715515198
  • ISBN: 0715515195
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (105 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released in 1999.
Program notes by Joshua Jelly-Schapiro (20 unnumbered pages : portraits) inserted in container.
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" L©đpez, Manuel "Guajiro" Mirabal, Juan de Marcos González, Omara Portuondo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Barbarito Torres, Pío Leyva, Rub©♭n González, Manuel Galbán, and Alberto "Virgilio" Vald©♭s; additional scenes ("Candela," Amsterdam; Alberto Korda's photographs; interview with Juan de Marcos González; "Cienfuegos tiene su guaguanc©đ," EGREM Studios); trailer.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Educational and home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Brian Johnson ; director of photography, Jörg Widmer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Buena Vista Social Club; featuring Compay Segundo, Eliades Ochoa, Ry Cooder, Joachim Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Rub©♭n González, Orlando "Cachaíto" L©đpez, Amadito Vald©♭s, Manuel "Guajiro" Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Pío Leyva, Manuel "Puntillita" Licea, Juan de Marcos González.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Spanish and English dialogue; sung in Spanish; with optional English SDH subtitles.
Subject: Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group)
Popular music > Cuba > 1991-2000.
Jazz > Cuba > 1991-2000.
Latin jazz > Cuba.
Dance music > Cuba.
Sones > Cuba.
Musicians > Cuba > Havana > Biography.
Musicians > Cuba > Havana > Interviews.
Músicos > Cuba > Habana > Biografía.
Genre: Documentary films.
Concert films.
Music videos.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographies.
Interviews.

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