Buena Vista Social Club (Rock, Pop and All That Jazz)
Rock, Pop and All That Jazz
Buena Vista Social Club
Allemagne-Cuba 1999 | Wim Wenders | documentaire | vo espagnole stEN+DE | 104’ | 35mm
> Best European Documentary, European Film Award 1999
Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover are brought out of retirement. Ry Cooder travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians’ careers.
« Infectious, intoxicating joy is the emotion conveyed in every frame of this ravishing, exuberant documentary. » (New Times)
« Being able to hear this kind of playing is a special moment in time, one we don’t want to end and one that we're privileged to experience. » (Los Angeles Times)