Buena Vista Social Club (1999)


Title: Buena Vista Social Club
Year: 1999
Rated: G
Released: 04 Jun 1999
Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Documentary, Music
Director: Wim Wenders
Writer: Wim Wenders (by), Nick Gold (original concept)
Actors: Compay Segundo, Eliades Ochoa, Ry Cooder, Joachim Cooder
Plot: Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Germany, USA, UK, France, Cuba
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 10 nominations.