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La Bamba/The Buddy Holly Story
- Lou Diamon Phillips

Overview - LA BAMBA: Rock 'n Roll biopic on the life of Ritchie Valens, a young Mexican/American whose talents as a rock and roll singer catapulted him from the obscurity of a farm laborer obsessed with music to stardom at the age of seventeen with a string of pop hits still popular today.  Read more...

 
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Overview

LA BAMBA: Rock 'n Roll biopic on the life of Ritchie Valens, a young Mexican/American whose talents as a rock and roll singer catapulted him from the obscurity of a farm laborer obsessed with music to stardom at the age of seventeen with a string of pop hits still popular today. Starring Lou Diamond Phillips as Ritchie and an excellent Esai Morales as his brother Bob, with whom he had a loving but tempestuous relationship. THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY: A powerful biography of '50s Texas rockabilly phenomenon Buddy Holly who took his band the Crickets to the top of the charts before a tragic airplane accident ended his life. Portrays Holly as regular, hardworking type who struggles with peers and the music industry before he makes it big with the huge hit "That'll Be The Day." Also details the final events leading up to the plane crash, en route to Minnesota in a snow storm on February 3, 1959, which also claimed the lives of Richie Valens and the Big Bopper.

Cast List

Steve Rash - Director/"Queens Logic"
Lou Diamond Phillips - American actor/director, LA BAMBA
Esai Morales - Puerto Rican American actor, LA BAMBA, NYPD BLUE
Gary Busey - American Actor
Luis Valdez - Director/Playwright
Don Stroud - American Supporting Actor
Danielle Von Zerneck - Actress
Danielle von Zerneck - Actress

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 043396115903
  • Genre: BIOGRAPHY
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
  • Release Date: March 2011

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