Buena Vista Social Club
Intended less as a concert film than as a set of cinematic liner notes, BVSC is about the vanishing musical culture of Cuban stars who became famous in the Forties and Fifties while playing in the legendary Havana night club of the title.
"...Omara Portuondo, Rubén González, Ry Cooder, Compay Segundo and Ibrahim Ferrer. The term “one-off show” takes on special meaning..."
July 2, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith