The Mambo Kings

1992, 104m, 35mm, U.S./France

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Screened September 20, 2019

Banderas branched out towards Hollywood in this adaptation of Oscar Hijuelos’ Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Mambo Kings Sing Songs of Love, as a Cuban trumpet player and songwriter storming 1952 America with older brother/bandmate Armand Assante while yearning for great love Talisa Soto. The generous music component includes on-screen performances by legends Celia Cruz and Tito Puente, and of the Academy Award-nominated “Beautiful Maria of My Soul.”

A film by Arne Glimcher