El Cantante Movie

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El Cantante


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2007 | R | Biography Drama | 1hr, 46m

Biopic of Hector Lavoe, one of the biggest Spanish-language singers in the 1970s, but personal tragedy and a heroin addiction left him penniless and dying from complications from AIDS.

U.S. Release Date

El Cantante release date was Friday, August 3, 2007.

On DVD

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

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Directed by

Leon Ichaso

Screenwriter

Leon Ichaso

Companies

Picturehouse

Rating MPAA

R for drug use, pervasive language and some sexuality

Storyline

The dramatic-biography of Puerto Rican salsa pioneer Hector Lavoe, one of the biggest Spanish-language singers in the 1970s. The tale follows Lavoe's passionate relationship with his love Puchi, and his skyrocket to international fame. But even when he has it all, Lavoe is unable to escape the allure of drugs and his personal pain.

Also Known As

  • The Singer

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