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Buena Vista Social Club


Bands and concerts lend themselves to documentaries easily; they ve got a built in soundtrack. This one follows the rediscovery of forgotten Cuban musicians as they make a new best-selling album. What works is the insight it provides to contemporary Cuba.

— KK

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Buena Vista Social Club
Directed by Wim Wenders
1999, 101 min
$7, DVD

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Posted May 4, 2004 at 3:27 pm | comments


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