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Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios is a movie starring Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, and Eliades Ochoa. Revisit with the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club and explore their contribution to the unknown history...

Other Titles
ブエナ・ビスタ・ソシアル・クラブ★アディオス, The Flowers of Life: Social Club Buena Vista, Buena Vista Club: Adios, Untitled Buena Vista Social Club Documentary
Running Time
1 hours 50 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Lucy Walker
Ibrahim Ferrer, Barbarito Torres, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo
USA, Cuba
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Revisit with the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club and explore their contribution to the unknown history of Cuba.

Comments about documentary «Buena Vista Social Club: Adios» (22)

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Craig Austin

The cultural problems faced by Brazil are fascinating and I strongly believe that this movie can be viewed as a piece of history in the world of social documentaries. The influence of Brazil on other countries is demonstrated in this film, but the fact that these countries still face the same problems shows how difficult it can be to make a difference in our world. The film's point is very simple and it is not the film itself, but the political and social problems that the country faces. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to know the current state of the world's problems.

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Cinematographer, Filmmaker and co-writer of 'Cinema', Mark Kermode has filmed some of the most interesting documentaries in the history of documentary film-making, a constant stream of films that change the way that we look at the world. 'Nosotros Sobre Amiga' follows a different path, it is an investigation into the life of a young woman named Luz (Felicia Danelha), who has been stripped of her right to take advantage of the services of a prostitute, who is an informant for the police. Luz is forced to live in the shadows of the society and is forced to make compromises for her clients, a job that brings her in contact with the people she is charged with protecting, it is a life she would have never imagined. She is forced to make decisions and is put in dangerous situations, and for what? We don't know what happens to her, but she is only forced to act, and we have a feeling that she is the one being forced to act, and that what she is forced to do is in fact doing something of the utmost importance to society. It's not all about sex, its about a woman who is forced to make choices, the choices she is forced to make are the choices that impact the life of the people around her. We have seen the same motif before in films like 'Dancer in the Dark' and 'Heathers', a film that made us think about the need for women to have more power in the home, in society and at the top of the world, but in 'Nosotros Sobre Amiga' the power in the home is the power of the woman. Luz is the witness to the crimes that are committed, but in the end she chooses to stand up for her rights and does so because she is the one who can. 'Nosotros Sobre Amiga' is a very interesting film, it tells us a story that is not easy to watch, but if we are able to look beyond the visuals and the "sickening" violence it shows, it shows us something important. At its core, this film is about a woman being forced to choose between her beliefs and her safety, but the film gives us a glimpse of that woman who chose to live in the shadows, and to think for herself and her rights, because that's what she does. You can feel the pain and heartache that the woman is feeling and you can see the pain that the man is feeling and you can feel the pain that the film maker feels, he is not afraid to show the truth, it is what he does. 'Nosotros Sobre Amiga' is a very powerful film and the work of all the crew members that helped make this film is brilliant, the music, the photography, the editing, the script, the performances, the directing, the production design, the sound, the acting and the story, it is a masterpiece, an important film and it is worth a look. 10/10

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Patricia Nelson

Gentleman sobs through the end of his life. This film is about human relationships and the human heart. I saw it recently, and I could not get over the power of this film. I am a 23 year old woman, and I cannot get over it. The story is one of loss and betrayal, and the way the father reconciles and builds a new life with the mother and daughter. It is one of the most powerful movies I have ever seen. It is so sad and it has such a powerful message. I can't imagine any other way I would have felt about it, and how I would have handled it. I could relate to all the emotions that were going on. I am a 22 year old male, and I can relate to so many emotions. I am an ex military, and I think it was all that she experienced as a child and her role as a mother that made her a different person. I am now a lawyer, and I think her experiences as a child, and her actions as a teenager as well as her actions at 18 after she was fired from the gig show, show how she is a victim of bullying and abuse. I am only 21, but it still hurts me. The most amazing thing is that she did not let herself down. She was such a strong and resilient woman, and I think that her great performance is because of the incredible acting she did in this film, and the human story she told. She was a wonderful actress, and she showed us all how incredible she really was. I think it is a very good film, and I give it a 10/10.

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Nathan G.

I've always liked the French way of presenting things like films and music. With the production, I've always been very interested. A big part of the documentary is about the documentary. I thought the documentary was so perfect in the idea of what they were showing us. And also the camera work, the sound quality was perfect. Everything is perfect. I've never heard of one hundred percent proof that the picture was perfect. And when you have a thousand percent proof that it's not perfect, then you've just ruined a picture. And then the same thing happened to the sound. I'm sorry, I have no words to say. You have to go see this documentary. I'm really looking forward to the next ones. It's really the best documentary that I've ever seen. And this time it's my favorite. Thanks for this, it's the best documentary. I really love it. Thank you so much, it's the best documentary. And it's my favorite.

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Barbara P.

I'm not very sociable, but the beautiful clips and interviews with the families are so awesome! People who are not very sociable like me are in a shock!

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Frances C.

The question of how to deal with the problem of homosexuality in modern society is an interesting one. This documentary on "The Lesbian & Gay Film Festival of America" tells us what the problem is and where we should go in order to find answers. We see the film, listen to interviews, and read the comments of "The LGBT Film Festival of America" website. This is a worthwhile documentary, and it is well-produced and edited. I would recommend this film to any person who is interested in the issues and can relate to the pain of the individual viewers.

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What a fantastic and wonderful film. Not only does it give a sense of how the gay community was so viciously persecuted in Cuba during the 90's, but it also exposes how often people, both in Cuba and abroad, were just as offended by this movie. (By the way, a lot of people are really offended by this movie.) In fact, the quality of this film is a little bit shocking: I can't say that it's one of the most interesting documentaries I've ever seen, but it's certainly very interesting. It goes well with any other film on this subject, as it's an extremely important, powerful and heartbreaking story. (Hence the great title and the title of this film: we don't know what happens to the narrator, but we do know that the narrator can't talk about it without putting his own life in jeopardy.) I highly recommend this film. I know it's a bit controversial, but it really deserves to be seen.

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Joyce Jordan

I had no idea of how great this movie would be until the title played in my car on the way to see it. Not only was it an incredible documentary about two of the world's greatest musicians, but also a very personal and interesting look at a once controversial topic that has been dealt with for decades. What I liked about this movie was that it used no computer generated effects to show us what it was like to perform and what it was like to live. Instead, the actors were giving us a good old fashioned, authentic account of their experiences. It was also very touching and at times, quite funny. It's my personal belief that people really have something to say, and that you don't have to be an artist to be able to speak your mind. It is also very powerful to see that people still have the capacity to come out of the woodwork and speak up about things they didn't feel like saying. I am very proud to have been able to see this movie and I hope to see more documentaries like it. A must see!

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Keith Elliott

The need to get back to Cuba and the uprising is a natural and honest one. It's a tragic subject and it's hard to forget. But it's a serious subject that's hard to overlook. But the message of "adios" is so clear and yet so powerful. It's too difficult to put words to it, but it's a powerful, powerful message. The films director is Felix Vignelli and it's a documentary that explains the progress of Castro's revolution. It's an honest and well-documented documentary that is well-made. It's also a beautiful film that's worth watching and is worth hearing.

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I'm glad I saw this film in theaters. I was just a little bit worried that it was a bit too intense for people. The final scene of this film is in my opinion one of the best of the entire series. I'm glad the movie didn't keep the violence up too much. I don't think it's that necessary. I'm glad that we got to see more of the characters in the first season. I hope this is the last one. I hope we don't have to wait too long for the next one.

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Carol C.

I just saw this film last night in the press screening at the Palms Cinema in Las Vegas. The film tells the stories of the women who were brought up in the "contemporary" world of the 60's. It was a very moving film, about women who faced the issues of their time and the challenges they had to face in their lives. The film did a great job of showing us the life that was ahead of them. I was on the edge of my seat all the way through the film. I was hoping that the film would take me back to my youth and make me feel like I was really there. The film was very well directed, and well produced. I really felt like I was there. I am a fan of the director, and would love to see more from her in the future. I also was very impressed with the production values of the film, the photography, the editing, and the music. I can't wait to see more from this director and her group of women. If you have not seen this film yet, you should definitely see it. If you have seen this film, you will be surprised how well it shows how the women dealt with their issues in their life, and how life has changed for them since the 60's. I really hope that more filmmakers will start making films about the women of the 60's. We have a lot of films coming out about women in their 50's who are now being "retired" by the time they are in their 70's. I think that filmmakers are overlooking these women. It is very important that we understand and see these women. They were incredible. I am very glad that I went to see this film, because it was one of the best films I have ever seen.

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Aaron F.

Adios is a fantastic documentary about the cancellation of the theatrical release of the critically acclaimed Thee Oh Sees' film "Adios." The film was announced to be playing in theaters in Los Angeles and other major cities but was canceled due to concerns of a riot in its theaters. After the film was cancelled the theatrical release was cancelled. One of the most significant reasons for this cancellation was the controversy surrounding the production of the film. The film was originally scheduled to be directed by the legendary director Peter Greenaway but was replaced with the unrated version of the film and eventually a DTS version. This was a horrible move for the producers of the film. The editing and sound editing were both terrible. The print of the film was released on DVD in 2-D but the sound quality was terrible. This made it impossible to enjoy the film without a sub-woofer. The distribution of the film was also terrible and it did not go to DVD and DVD was never released on VHS. In the year of 2008, the DVD release of the film was finally released and I personally was pleased with this release. I believe that this is one of the best films released in recent years. If you haven't seen the film, please do see it. It's very well done. The film also has many other references to the theatrical release of the film but I will not mention them. If you are a fan of the film, please see the film. It's fantastic. I highly recommend this film.

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I really think this film deserves to be on the IMDb Top 250. It is a documentary on the drug culture and how they impact the lives of the participants. This film really gives us an insight into the lives of some of the people who are involved in the drug culture. The documentary really makes you think about how this affects your family, and what it really means to be in this kind of world. I believe this film is really about the drug culture, and how it is so important to know what is going on, especially if you are going to live through it yourself. A documentary about the drug culture is certainly something to see. This film really leaves you with questions to think about, and it is really inspirational. This film should definitely be in the top 250 list, it is one of the best films of the year. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is interested in the drug culture, or in the life of the people involved.

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Jeremy Lynch

A documentary that captures the spirit of music in a time when it was perhaps an insular, vulnerable and even romantic music. Without the orchestral sounds and musical elements that make our world wonderful. And the documentary creates a bit of a surreal experience of a scene from this world. The tone of the documentary is dark, so the film only displays music, and the music is not very good. But the filmmakers do an excellent job of capturing the spirit of this world, so the film is worth watching.

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Brittany Duncan

This is the perfect movie to end the year. If there's anything good about this year, it's this one. The main reasons to watch this movie is that it was the first movie I saw with the original soundtrack, and it gives a very important lesson on what the true meaning of friendship is. The film tells us that you shouldn't trust the life you have, and that you should be more independent. That was the most important lesson the movie teaches you. The music is incredible, it's something I never would have expected. There are some songs that are just incredible. The performance is very good. I can see why it got a nomination for Best Song of the Year, as it's that good. The main flaw of this movie is that it lacks some of the original songs. This is not a huge problem, as the movie has two songs, but they're not the best part of the movie. Overall, this is the best movie of the year. It's the best movie of the year in my opinion. 10/10

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John F.

I'm currently on my second playthrough of 'Funny Girl' in its entirety. It has never been so much fun to watch. Each time I watch it I'm able to imagine the characters' responses, and feel the different emotions that those reactions evoke. I would recommend this to anyone who's looking for a film to watch that will change your outlook on life, whether you are a happy or sad person, who has a religious upbringing, or simply someone who is in the midst of dealing with the divorce of a spouse. 'Funny Girl' is a testament to the power of the human spirit.

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Carl S.

I was looking forward to seeing this film after hearing all the rave reviews. I think I finally see the real "why" behind all of the negativity. I actually enjoyed it. Yes, there were some inconsistencies, but I guess that is the point. If it didn't exist, why is it there? It is so important to "say no" to organizations and those in positions of power who have money and power. I also believe that all those in power should be held accountable. If I didn't know better, I would assume this film was another "my bad" or "this can't be real" film. The director took a stand for the people, and those in power should be held accountable for their actions. I believe that this film did an excellent job of exposing the dark side of power, which is not good. This is not about the money, and those who get it should be held accountable. I don't know what other people are going to think about this film, but I think it is great, and hopefully, I can be part of helping to change the world.

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This is a wonderful and insightful film about the decline of a brilliant film industry in New York City. With the help of a stellar cast, they take us back to the first years of independent cinema in New York City. We see the rise and fall of the beloved "Buffalo Bill". We see how the producers of that film were at the same time known for their left wing politics, and because of that, were excluded from the mainstream film industry. We also see the rise of a band, the "Buffalo Billettes" as they become the "Queen Bee" of independent film. And we see the decline of the "Buffalo Bill". There is no shortage of interviews with filmmakers from the "Buffalo Billettes", or with writers and film critics who were involved with the film. It's a wonderful insight into the film industry that helped build a reputation for New York City in the 70's. I highly recommend this film for any film lover.

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I feel the film is a testimony to the people of Brazil who took part in this unique social experiment. It showed us the freedom to feel and express our emotions without the need for an internet connection, to share and to be heard. I know it sounds like a strange story but it really happened. It is a testimony to the strength and determination that people have to stand up and say enough is enough. It shows us that the famous "I'll Be Home For Christmas" song of Eric Burdon is not only about a couple of young men, it is about a generation that is forced to endure an "extraordinary" social experiment. The movie is a living testimony to the impact that the "great experiment" has had on the society. The movie is like a beautiful painting of a world that no longer exists. I saw the film a few years ago and had no idea that it would take me over a year to write this review. It was a few months ago and I am still stunned by the significance and meaning of the film. It is one of those films that you have to see and keep seeing because it is simply something that you have to see. When I first heard of the film I didn't know much about it but I just knew it was very important. I had to see it. I don't like movies that are too big or not well produced. I really don't like watching a movie that is only to show you some aspect of life. So I have to say I was very pleased that I finally had the opportunity to watch it and that I am very pleased with the end result. It was a real film and I couldn't be happier that I had seen it.

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Walter Jackson

Borja Borjas is, without a doubt, the most important artist of this century. His surrealistic vision is as relevant as ever, and I'm not talking about his work here. Every little detail is left to the imagination. His story, his imagery, his scenes, are all at the same time timeless, surreal and artistic. And those elements of surrealism are perfectly put in the film. "Adios" is a beautiful film, a great work of art and an essential watch for everyone who likes surrealist films. If you think you know what to expect from the story, you probably are wrong. It's a wonderful blend of art and humanity. And that's how you should enjoy it.

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Grace Contreras

After 15 years of being gay in Cuba, I am really surprised that I can still feel this way about my country. Cuba has given me everything, and now I'm just curious to see what happens next.

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Alan Flores

I wanted to see a documentary film about the life and work of the legendary feminist Emma Goldman, but was put off by the tiring yet slow pacing of this documentary. It was enlightening to watch the fascinating and at times heartbreaking life of Goldman. Much of her life was spent with her sister, and some of it with her friends and coworkers. The two main characters are Gertrude (the sister) and Goldman. The sister, too, had a significant impact on the life of Goldman, and it is incredible to see how much of her life she shaped. In many ways, Gertrude was the surrogate mother to Goldman. Goldman may not have been a brilliant or a good lawyer, but she was an extraordinary and extremely interesting person. One of the most beautiful parts of this film is the way in which Goldman told her story. There is no revelation, but rather a retelling of the personal struggles and life experiences she faced as a teenager, woman, and woman. She's shown in a way that shows her life in an extraordinarily colorful light, but without becoming too heavy and heavy handed in its presentation. Goldman is shown as a very mature woman, who knew what she wanted, knew what she was fighting for, and knew what she believed in. She was able to be self-confident and confident, and was able to find her voice as a woman. It was a remarkable movie, but I was disappointed with the slow pace of the documentary. My only suggestion to this film would be to add a quick montage of Goldman's life in the early days, and the incredible life she had in her later years.