El cantante (2006)
Director : Leon Ichaso
Release Date : 3 August 2007 (USA)
Genre : Biography, Drama, Music
Cast : (Credited cast) , Alfredo Suarez as Salsa dancer , Vianca Mercedes as Bartender rest of cast listed alphabetically: , Danny A. Abeckaser as Sound Engineer, Douglas J. Aguirre as Multi- Media Producer, Marc Anthony as Hector Lavoe, Christopher Becerra as Tito, Denise Blasor as Voice over artist (voice), Michael Caputo as Salsa Dancer, Ivan Cardona as Salsa Dancer, Federico Castelluccio as Jerry Masucci, Marcus Collins as Photographer, Abraham DeFunes as Family Member, Anibal De Gracia as Trombonist, Romi Dias as Priscilla, Glenda Dopazo as Carmen, Brother Eden Douglas as Street SaxMan -1987 (as Brother Douglas), Vaneik Echeverria as Bartender 1, Jared Everleth as Tito – 4 yrs.old, J. Teddy Garces as (voice), Melissa Gonzalez as Fania All Star Groupie, Bernard Hernandez as Tito, Vincent Laresca as Ralph Mercado, Hector A. Leguillow as Pianist for Hector Lavoe Band,1968 Band, Jennifer Lopez as Puchi, Deirdre Lorenz as Willie's Girl, David Marquez as Boogaloo Line Dancer, Chiko Mendez as Backup Singer, Jack Mulcahy as Doctor, Andrea Navedo as Puchi's sister, John Ortiz as Willie Colón, Melissa Otero as Salsa Dancer, Antone Pagan as Papo (Puchi's Brother), Jerry Perez as Salsa Dancer, Manny Perez as Eddie, Jorge Pupo as Trombonist: Hector Lavoe Band, Willie Colón Band, Fania All Stars Orquestra, Edwin Rivera as Marc Anthony's Best Friend, Yan Ruiz as Voice Over (voice), Lou Torres as Dayplayer / Piano Player, Nelson Vasquez as Johnny Pacheco, Richie Viruet as Trumpet player
Plot : The continuation account of Hector Lavoe who got down to the salsa movement inside 1975 with conveyed it to the United States.
Run Time : USA:106 min | Canada:116 min (Toronto International Film Festival)
Country : USA
MPAA : Rated R for drug use, pervasive language and some sexuality.
Language : Spanish | English
Filming Locations : New York, USA
Company : Nuyorican Productions
Trivia : According to the DVD commentary, the motion picture was scene in exactly 33 days.
Tag Lines : Based on the true story of the King of Salsa, Hector Lavoe.
America discovered him. One woman understood him. But no one could save him from himself….
Plot Summary : The onset as at any rate as follow of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), for informed bask in the angle of his better half Puchi, who appears bail somebody out bask in 2002. In the too soon 1960s, Héctor arrives inside New York bask in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Success comes quickly. "The supplementary he developed for an artist," Puchi says, "the supplementary he sank for a person." It’s a fairy-tale of ability – developing salsa as well as Willie Colón, as well as the Fania All Stars, as at any rate as for a soloist – as at any rate as a fairy-tale of disintegration – fueled by drugs, alcohol, partying, as at any rate as depression. Puchi’s chimney – satisfied as at any rate as querulous – influences off-stage for Héctor’s attains on.
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