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Documentary Musical Rated: All (G)19991h 45mOn: HBO MAX HBO Tags: Music Country: Cuba 

In this fascinating Oscar-nominated documentary, American guitarist Ry Cooder brings together a group of legendary Cuban folk musicians (some in their 90s) to record a Grammy-winning CD in their native city of Havana. The result is a spectacular compilation of concert footage from the group's gigs in Amsterdam and New York City's famed Carnegie Hall, with director Wim Wenders capturing not only the music -- but also the musicians' life stories.Buena Vista Social Club featuring Compay Segundo and Eliades Ochoa is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming on HBO, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 3 others. It's a documentary and musical movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (16,473 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).

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#2,295 Ranked Movie

#133 Ranked in Music Movies

#167 Ranked in Movies on HBO

#186 Ranked in Music Movies

Buena Vista Social Club has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (16,473 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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