- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: G
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 12, 2010
- Originally Released: 1999
- Label: Lions Gate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Audio commentary featuring director Wim Wnders
- Deleted scenes
- Theatrical trailer
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1
- Subtitles - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 10/??/1999
"...A valid celebration of musical sophistication and ageless optimism..."
Total Film - 10/01/1999
"...Opulent, organic and as intoxicating as a rum binge....Terrific, truly liberating stuff..." -- 4 out of 5 stars
New York Times - 06/04/1999
"...Exhilarating....A documentary that mixes music with impressionistic glimpses of urban life in Cuba..."
Box Office - 06/01/1999
"...One of the most beautiful and poetic documentaries ever made....Oscar-caliber sound recording of the live performances, coupled with a spectacularly rich sound mix, provide the cherry atop this enriching and rewarding musical feast..." -- 5 out of 5 stars
USA Today - 06/04/1999
"...Wistfully sweet....There are lots of fascinating shots of modern-day Havana..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/04/1999
"...Marvelous....BUENA VISTA creates a completely relaxed, welcoming feeling that couldn't be more inclusive..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 06/25/1999
"...Exhilarating....It's a remarkable story that culminates in an ecstatically received performance in New York's Carnegie Hall....It's also fiercely uplifting. It's been a long time since a film imparted such unshakable good feelings..."
Wall Street Journal - 07/10/2009
"Watching the movie can induce rapture....It's a labor of love prompted by Mr. Cooder's labor of love, and the most intensely emotional work of the director's career."
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