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Buena Vista Social Club (1999) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Wim Wenders

Writing Credits  

Wim Wenders ... (by)
 
Nick Gold ... (original concept)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

...
Himself
Eliades Ochoa ...
Himself
Ry Cooder ...
Himself
Joachim Cooder ...
Himself
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Himself
Omara Portuondo ...
Herself
Rubén González ...
Himself
Orlando 'Cachaíto' López ...
Himself
Amadito Valdés ...
Himself
Manuel 'Guajiro' Mirabal ...
Himself
Barbarito Torres ...
Himself
Pío Leyva ...
Himself
Manuel 'Puntillita' Licea ...
Himself
Juan de Marcos González ...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Octavio Calderon ...
Himself - Musician (uncredited)
Manuel Galbán ...
Himself - Musician (uncredited)
Heitor Goldflus ...
Man at a Manhattan Street (uncredited)
Carlos González ...
Himself (uncredited)
Salvador Repilado Labrada ...
Himself - Musician (uncredited)
Benito Suárez Magana ...
Himself - Musician (uncredited)
Alberto 'Virgilio' Valdés ...
Himself - Musician (uncredited)
Lázaro Villa ...
Himself - Musician (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Rosa Bosch ... associate producer
Ulrich Felsberg ... executive producer / producer
Deepak Nayar ... producer
Rafael Rey Rodríguez ... line producer: Cuba (as Rafael Rey Rodriguez)

Cinematography by 

Jörg Widmer ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Brian Johnson

Production Management 

Kristi Lake ... post-production supervisor: Los Angeles
Linda Moran ... unit production manager: New York

Art Department 

Juan de Marcos González ... artistic consultant

Sound Department 

Russell Farmarco ... adr mixer: Los Angeles / adr supervisor: Los Angeles
Orada Jusatayanond ... sound editor: Los Angeles
Ai-Ling Lee ... sound editor: Los Angeles
Rik Meier ... supervisor: timecode sync, Amsterdam crew
Martin Müller ... production sound / sound: Cuban crew
E. Benjamin Posnack ... sound mixer: New York crew
Walter Spencer ... co-sound supervisor: Los Angeles / dialogue editor: Los Angeles
Elmo Weber ... re-recording mixer: Los Angeles / sound supervisor: Los Angeles

Camera and Electrical Department 

Theo Bierkens ... camera operator: Amsterdam crew
Mitch Bogard ... lighting designer: New York crew
Stephen Consentino ... steadicam operator: New York crew
Brigit Hillenius ... camera operator: Amsterdam crew
Geraint Lewis ... additional still photographer: Amsterdam crew
Robby Müller ... director of photography: Amsterdam crew
Rick Pettit ... assistant lighting designer: New York crew
M. Claire Pijman ... camera operator: Amsterdam crew (as Claire Pijman)
Lisa Rinzler ... director of photography: New York crew
Richard Rutkowski ... assistant camera: New York crew
Ivan Scull ... lighting: Cuban crew
Julio Simoneau ... focus puller: Cuban crew
Susan Titelman ... still photographer
David Waterston ... camera operator: New York crew
Donata Wenders ... still photographer
Jörg Widmer ... Steadicam operator / director of photography: Cuban crew / steadicam operator: Amsterdam crew / steadicam operator: Cuban crew

Editorial Department 

Trevor Adkinson ... assistant editor: Los Angeles
Monica Anderson ... associate editor: Los Angeles
Rolando Diaz ... colorist assistant: Los Angeles
Brian Johnson ... editor: Los Angeles
Bryson Jones ... avid technical support: Los Angeles
Linda Olague ... colorist: Los Angeles
Michael Sable ... post-production executive: Encore Video, Los Angeles
Mark Sherman ... on-line editor: Los Angeles
Gary Trentham ... assistant editor: Los Angeles
Chris Wayne ... on-line assistant: Los Angeles

Music Department 

Sigfredo Ariel ... music consultant: Cuban crew
Jerry Boys ... music recordist
Octavio Calderon ... musician (as Octavio Calderón)
Joachim Cooder ... musician
Ry Cooder ... music mixer / musician
Juan de Marcos González ... consultant: artists & repertoire / musician
Angel Terry Domech ... musician
Ibrahim Ferrer Jr. ... musician
Ibrahim Ferrer ... musician
Manuel Galbán ... musician
Roberto Garcia ... musician
Hugo Garzón ... musician
Nick Gold ... executive music producer
Carlos González ... musician (as Carlos Gonzalez)
Rubén González ... musician
Salvador Repilado Labrada ... musician (as Salvador Repilado)
Manuel 'Puntillita' Licea ... musician
Orlando 'Cachaíto' López ... musician
Benito Suárez Magana ... musician (as Benito Suárez)
Manuel 'Guajiro' Mirabal ... musician
Eliades Ochoa ... musician
Gilberto 'Papi' Oviedo ... musician
Tomas Casanova Perera ... piano tuner: Cuban crew
Alejandro Pichardo ... musician
Yanko Pichardo ... musician
Omara Portuondo ... musician
Jesús 'Aguaje' Ramos ... musician
Steven A. Reich ... music rights clearance: Berlin (as Steven Reich)
José Antonio Rodríguez ... musician
Rail Rogut ... music mixer
Compay Segundo ... musician
Barbarito Torres ... musician
Alberto 'Virgilio' Valdés ... musician
Amadito Valdés ... musician
Lázaro Villa ... musician

Transportation Department 

Guillermo Iglesias ... driver: Cuban crew
Diosdado Navarro ... driver: Cuban crew
Armando Roche ... driver: Cuban crew

Other crew 

Jenny Adlington ... director of marketing and artist relations
Zita Marina Morrina Atia ... assistant: Wim Wenders, Cuban crew
Ken Beltrone ... stage crew: New York crew
Ina Bialas ... accounting: Berlin
Denise Booth ... project coordinator: Berlin
John Cardinale ... stage crew: New York crew
Rose-Marie Couture ... project coordinator: Berlin
Rafael Cruz ... protocol: Cuban crew
James Csollany ... stage crew: New York crew
Jolanda Darbyshire ... assistant: Wim Wenders, Berlin
Olga María Fernández González ... production assistant: Cuban crew
Paul Frocchi ... provider: post-production equipment: Los Angeles
John Goodson ... stage crew: New York crew
Victor Gutierrez ... accountant: Cuban crew
Luis Juara ... assistant: Cuban crew (as Luis Juana)
Oswaldo Lima ... assistant: Cuban crew (as Osvaldo Lima)
Javier Castillo Mares ... runner: Cuban crew
Dennis O'Connell ... stage crew: New York crew
Claudia Pauly ... accounting: Berlin
Vesna Rudinac ... accounting: Berlin
Sven Sauër ... production assistant: Amsterdam crew
Luba Schatzberg ... office coordinator: New York crew
David Stallbaumer ... stage manager: New York crew
Erich Thum ... tax advisor: Berlin
Kai-Peter Uhlig ... legal services coordinator: Berlin
David Vigdor ... production assistant: New York crew

Thanks 

Gliceria Abreu ... thanks
Annie Bataillard ... thanks: Arte
David Bither ... thanks: Nonesuch Records
Susan Cooder ... thanks
Daniel Del Solar ... thanks
Robert Eisenhauer ... thanks
Gustovo Fernandez ... thanks: ICAIC
Dani Florestano ... thanks
Ivan Giroud ... thanks: Havana Film Festival Office
Klaus Grohmann ... thanks: German Embassy in Havana, Cuba
Alfredo Guevara ... thanks: ICAIC
Caroline Haertel ... thanks: Arte
Candice Hanson ... thanks
Clair McFadden ... thanks
Bertha Navarro ... thanks: Tequila Gang, Mexico
Reinhard Penzel ... thanks: Sony Broadcasting Europe
Judith Reuter ... thanks: Sony Broadcasting Europe
Michael Sable ... thanks
Wendy Sellars ... thanks
Eli Silvrants ... thanks
Martin Singer ... thanks
Caridad Perez Valdés ... thanks
Robert van Ommen ... thanks: Mojo Concerts
Camilo Vives ... thanks: ICAIC
Franz von Kouwen ... thanks: Mojo Concerts
Wim Westerveld ... thanks: CHAZZ Agency
Crew believed to be complete

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