Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

STREAMING NOW1 Provider
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Documentarian Lucy Walker (Waste Land, Blindsight) revisits the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club.

The musicians of the Buena Vista Social Club exposed the world to Cuba's vibrant culture with their landmark 1997 album and Wim Wenders' Academy Award-nominated 1999 documentary. Now, against the backdrop of Cuba’s captivating musical history, hear the band’s story as they reflect on their remarkable careers and the extraordinary circumstances that brought them together.

2017Rating: G110 minsCuba, USAEnglish and Spanish with English subtitles
DocumentaryMusic
Director:
Lucy Walker ('Waste Land', 'Blindsight', 'The Crash Reel')
50%
want to see

Streaming (1 Providers)

Reviews & comments

Time Out

Time Out

press

The approach is pretty conventional, but the characters are so brilliant you'd struggle not to be swept up in it all.

3.0
0
The Times

The Times

press

... Cuba's geriatric music troupe get a touching send-off in Lucy Walker's hagiographic but moving documentary.

4.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Both an exemplary sequel and a vital, informative companion piece.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

[A] thoughtful if somewhat scattered documentary...

3.0
0
NPR

NPR

press

Adios is less engaging than Walker's earlier work, with little of the poeticism she displayed in Waste Land and The Crash Reel. It surely doesn't help that she's stuck picking through Wenders' leftovers...

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Despite any shackles, social or otherwise, music will always serve as a mode of liberation, an expression of love, and Buena Vista Social Club: Adios passionately asserts that idea.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

After Adios, many longtime fans will want to chase the taste away with a stiff shot of the old stuff.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

The approach is pretty conventional, but the characters are so brilliant you'd struggle not to be swept up in it all.

3.0
0
The Times

The Times

press

... Cuba's geriatric music troupe get a touching send-off in Lucy Walker's hagiographic but moving documentary.

4.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Both an exemplary sequel and a vital, informative companion piece.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

[A] thoughtful if somewhat scattered documentary...

3.0
0
NPR

NPR

press

Adios is less engaging than Walker's earlier work, with little of the poeticism she displayed in Waste Land and The Crash Reel. It surely doesn't help that she's stuck picking through Wenders' leftovers...

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Despite any shackles, social or otherwise, music will always serve as a mode of liberation, an expression of love, and Buena Vista Social Club: Adios passionately asserts that idea.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

After Adios, many longtime fans will want to chase the taste away with a stiff shot of the old stuff.

0

There aren't any user reviews for this movie yet.