La Bamba

La Bamba

USA, 1987, 108 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Archival, Biopic, Latino, Music
Language: English

Screens 7pm Tues, May 15 and 2pm Sat, May 19 at the Denver FilmCenter
35mm presentation - 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.

DIRECTOR: Luis Valdez
Principal Cast: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Danielle Von Zerneck, Elizabeth Peña
US Distributor: Columbia Pictures

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