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

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Available copies

  • 2 copies at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Valencia Main Library DVD183 37684001071529 Valencia Stacks Available -
Media Center Reserve DVD 286 37684000949105 Media Center Desk Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0784013314
  • ISBN: 9780784013311
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, c1999.

Content descriptions

General Note: Faculty reserve.
Material for ILPN-246 and ILPN-247 (Cline).
DVD release of the 1999 motion picture.
Special features: 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; biographical notes on the musicians and crew; production notes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography and steadicam, Jörg Widmer ; editor, Brian Johnson.
Participant or Performer Note: 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, etc.: In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba, rediscovering talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians, and then making a recording selling millions and earning 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note: DVD, full screen (16:9) presentation; Dolby 5.1 surround.
Language Note: In Spanish and English 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.

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