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The Mambo Kings - Region 1 DVD

The Mambo Kings
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Pablo Calogero Pablo Calogero



10 years, 10 months ago at Sep 14 1:58
Solid, not-always faithful adaptation of the novel by Oscar Hijeulos about two brothers from Cuba who come to America in hopes of capitalizing on the mambo craze. The music is fabulous, the acting top-notch. It is a stylish, yet still affecting piece of film-making. Armand Assante is positively brilliant in this film.
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Description: D D I I This period drama is hot, hot, hot. Stylish and sexy, it is adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, by Oscar Hijuelos, the story of two brothers who flee from Cuba in the early 1950s, heading for New York. Hoping to make a name for themselves as famous musicians, the duo face hardships and painful discoveries along the way. Armand Assante is the older of the two, with a smoldering Antonio Banderas as his younger, more impetuous brother. (In his first English-speaking role, Banderas delivered all of his lines phonetically.) The pulsating, sweaty energy of the first half of the ... (more)
Manufacturer: Warner Home Video
Release date: 1 August 2005
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 9780790740805 UPC: 085391230823
Tags: Favorite (1), Historical (1), Drama (1)
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