The Mambo Kings (1992) (Movie)

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The Mambo Kings
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The Mambo Kings is a 1992 French–American drama film directed by Arne Glimcher. It is an adaptation of Oscar Hijuelos's 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. The film stars Armand Assante and Antonio Banderas as Cesar and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in the hopes of reviving their failed musical careers. The Mambo Kings marks the directing debut of Glimcher and features Banderas in his first English-language role. Wikipedia


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The Mambo Kings is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, French films, Directorial debut films, Films based on novels, Warner Bros. films, Films set in New York City, Films set in the 1950s, Films set in Cuba and 1990s drama films.

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Cesar Castillo: In the name of the Mambo, the Rumba, and the Cha cha cha.


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