Plot: What's the story about?
A documentary chronicling the barrier-breaking Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas whose international fame peaked after a triumphant return to the stage at the age of 71.
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Who stars in Chavela: Cast List
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Who's making Chavela: Crew List
A look at the Chavela behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Catherine Gund last directed Aggie.
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Production: What we know about Chavela?
- Chavela centers around a 1991 interview--the singer's first public appearance after 15 hard years lost to alcoholism and heartbreak. In the final years of her life, Chavela rises into her momentous third act, achieving international fame, a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, and becomes a muse to many, including filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar.
- May 2017: The film was in Completed status.