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

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

Label
Buena Vista Social Club
Title
Buena Vista Social Club
Statement of responsibility
Road Movies Filmproduktion presents ; a film by Wem Wenders ; a Road Movies production in association with Kintop Pictures and ARTE and ICAIC ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar ; directed by Wim Wenders
Contributor
Consultant
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Performer
Presenter
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Recordist
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, Jörg Widmer ; editor, Brian Johnson
  • "All concert and studio recordings a World Circuit production, produced by Ry Cooder; executive producer, Nick Gold; recorded by Jerry Boys; A&R consultant, Juan de Marcos González"
Dewey number
781.63
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
Soundtrack in Spanish with English subtitles, and with portions in English
LC call number
  • ML3486.C8
  • ML3486.C82
LC item number
  • B84 2010
  • B84 2010
PerformerNote
Featuring Ry Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén Gonzáles, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo, Compay Segundo, Joachim Cooder, Orlando "Cachaíto" López, Amadito Valdés, Manuel "Guajiro" Mirabal, Barbarito Torres, Pío Leyva, Manuel "Puntillita" Licea, Juan de Marcos González
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-2005
  • 1919-2003
  • 1933-2009
  • 1933-
  • 1927-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Felsberg, Ulrich
  • Nayar, Deepak
  • Wenders, Wim
  • Widmer, Jörg
  • Johnson, Brian
  • Cooder, Ry
  • Ferrer, Ibrahim
  • González, Rubén
  • Ochoa, Eliades
  • Portuondo, Omara
  • Segundo, Compay
  • Cooder, Joachim
  • López, Orlando
  • Valdés, Amadito
  • Mirabal Vázquez, Manuel
  • Torres, Barbarito
  • Leyva, Pío
  • Licea, Manuel
  • Marcos González, Juan de
  • Boys, Jerry
  • Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group)
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Kintop Pictures (Firm)
  • Arte (Firm)
  • Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica
  • Lions Gate Films
  • Music Makers
  • Rhino Entertainment Company
Runtime
100
Series statement
  • Music makers
  • Music makers
Series volume
volume 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz
  • Dance music
  • Popular music
  • Jazz musicians
  • Musicians
  • Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group)
  • Sones
  • Boleros (Music)
  • Jazz
  • Música bailable
  • Música popular
  • Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group)
  • Boleros (Music)
  • Dance music
  • Jazz
  • Jazz musicians
  • Musicians
  • Popular music
  • Sones
  • Cuba
Technique
live action
Label
Buena Vista Social Club, Road Movies Filmproduktion presents ; a film by Wem Wenders ; a Road Movies production in association with Kintop Pictures and ARTE and ICAIC ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar ; directed by Wim Wenders
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • Music CD production/copyright dates printed on container: "℗2009 Rhino Entertainment Company, ..., ©2009 Lionsgate Home Entertainment, ..."
  • "Feature run time approx. 105 minutes"--Container
  • Issued in one container
  • Special features include: 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)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • stereophonic
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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 Anos (Omara Portuondo) -- Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin)
Control code
ocn551173358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
DVD & music CD set.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • video
  • audio
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • s
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236107576
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 26781
  • 10176
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)551173358
System details
DVD; region 1; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Buena Vista Social Club, Road Movies Filmproduktion presents ; a film by Wem Wenders ; a Road Movies production in association with Kintop Pictures and ARTE and ICAIC ; produced by Ulrich Felsberg and Deepak Nayar ; directed by Wim Wenders
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • Music CD production/copyright dates printed on container: "℗2009 Rhino Entertainment Company, ..., ©2009 Lionsgate Home Entertainment, ..."
  • "Feature run time approx. 105 minutes"--Container
  • Issued in one container
  • Special features include: 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)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • audio disc
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • stereophonic
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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 Anos (Omara Portuondo) -- Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin)
Control code
ocn551173358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
DVD & music CD set.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
lateral or combined cutting
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • video
  • audio
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • s
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236107576
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 26781
  • 10176
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)551173358
System details
DVD; region 1; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Video recording format
DVD

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