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The Resource Buena Vista Social Club, Artisan Entertainment ; Road Movies Filmproduktion presents ; a Road Movies production ; in association with Kintop Pictures and ARTE and ICAIC ; directed by Wim Wenders ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar, (videorecording)

Buena Vista Social Club, Artisan Entertainment ; Road Movies Filmproduktion presents ; a Road Movies production ; in association with Kintop Pictures and ARTE and ICAIC ; directed by Wim Wenders ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar, (videorecording)

Label
Buena Vista Social Club
Title
Buena Vista Social Club
Statement of responsibility
Artisan Entertainment ; Road Movies Filmproduktion presents ; a Road Movies production ; in association with Kintop Pictures and ARTE and ICAIC ; directed by Wim Wenders ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
Summary
A documentary featuring the musicians who played on the successful album "Buena Vista Social Club". The musicians, who are now called the "Super-Abuelos" (Super Grandads), are filmed as they record a new album. The program contains music, interviews, live concert footage and shots of the musicians as they perform at 1998 concerts in Amsterdam and Carnegie Hall
Member of
Cataloging source
GK6
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jeorg Widmer ; editor, Brian Johnson
Dewey number
781.63
Intended audience
Rated G
Language note
In Spanish with English subtitles, and with portions in English
PerformerNote
Featuring: Ry Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubaen Gonzaales, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo, Compay Segundo, Joachim Cooder, Orlando "Cachaaito" Laopez, Amadito Valdaes, Manuel "Guajiro" Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Paio Leyva, Manuel "Puntillita" Licea, Juan de Marcos Gonzaalez
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-2005
  • 1919-2003
  • 1933-2009
  • 1933-
  • 1927-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wenders, Wim
  • Felsberg, Ulrich
  • Nayar, Deepak
  • Cooder, Ry
  • Ferrer, Ibrahim
  • Gonzaalez, Rubaen
  • Ochoa, Eliades
  • Portuondo, Omara
  • Segundo, Compay
  • Cooder, Joachim
  • Laopez, Orlando
  • Valdaes, Amadito
  • Mirabal Vaazquez, Manuel
  • Torres, Barbarito
  • Leyva, Paio
  • Licea, Manuel
  • Marcos Gonzaalez, Juan de
  • Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group)
  • Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Kintop Pictures (Firm)
  • Arte (Firm)
  • Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematograafica
  • Lions Gate Films
  • Music Makers
Runtime
100
Series statement
  • Music makers
  • Music makers
Series volume
Volume 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group)
  • Jazz
  • Dance music
  • Popular music
  • Jazz musicians
  • Musicians
  • Sones
  • Boleros (Music)
  • Jazz
  • Mausica bailable
  • Mausica popular
Technique
live action
Label
Buena Vista Social Club, Artisan Entertainment ; Road Movies Filmproduktion presents ; a Road Movies production ; in association with Kintop Pictures and ARTE and ICAIC ; directed by Wim Wenders ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • CD: Mack the knife (Bobby Darin) -- I got a woman (Ray Charles) -- I want to be wanted (Sammy Davis Jr.) -- Veinte Anos (Omara Portuondo) -- Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin)
  • Special features: audio commentary featuring director Wim Wenders; additional scenes; theatrical trailer; biographical information about the musicians and filmmakers; production notes
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Buena Vista Social Club -- Searching for the old club -- Le Carre, Amsterdam -- Omara and Ibrahim's duet -- Ibrahim Ferrer's story -- "Dos gardenias" -- Omara Portuondo -- Compay Segundo -- Compay & Ry's jam session -- Eliades Ochoa -- Ibrahim's family history -- Cuban life -- Ruben Gonzalez -- Ruben goes to Havana -- Vices -- Forming the club -- Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez -- Amadito Valdes -- Manuel Mirabal Vazquez -- Pio Leyva and Manuel Licea -- Recording studio -- How it got started -- Carnegie Hall -- Visiting New York -- Piano melody -- Such a beautiful city -- Still making music -- Back to Cuba
  • CD. Mack the knife (Bobby Darin) -- I got a woman (Ray Charles) -- I want to be wanted (Sammy Davis Jr.) -- Veinte Aanos (Omara Portuondo) -- Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin)
Control code
ocn551173358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236107576
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)551173358
System details
DVD; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Buena Vista Social Club, Artisan Entertainment ; Road Movies Filmproduktion presents ; a Road Movies production ; in association with Kintop Pictures and ARTE and ICAIC ; directed by Wim Wenders ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • CD: Mack the knife (Bobby Darin) -- I got a woman (Ray Charles) -- I want to be wanted (Sammy Davis Jr.) -- Veinte Anos (Omara Portuondo) -- Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin)
  • Special features: audio commentary featuring director Wim Wenders; additional scenes; theatrical trailer; biographical information about the musicians and filmmakers; production notes
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Buena Vista Social Club -- Searching for the old club -- Le Carre, Amsterdam -- Omara and Ibrahim's duet -- Ibrahim Ferrer's story -- "Dos gardenias" -- Omara Portuondo -- Compay Segundo -- Compay & Ry's jam session -- Eliades Ochoa -- Ibrahim's family history -- Cuban life -- Ruben Gonzalez -- Ruben goes to Havana -- Vices -- Forming the club -- Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez -- Amadito Valdes -- Manuel Mirabal Vazquez -- Pio Leyva and Manuel Licea -- Recording studio -- How it got started -- Carnegie Hall -- Visiting New York -- Piano melody -- Such a beautiful city -- Still making music -- Back to Cuba
  • CD. Mack the knife (Bobby Darin) -- I got a woman (Ray Charles) -- I want to be wanted (Sammy Davis Jr.) -- Veinte Aanos (Omara Portuondo) -- Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin)
Control code
ocn551173358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236107576
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26781
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)551173358
System details
DVD; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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