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The Mambo Kings


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Musical drama based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Oscar Hijuelos , starring
Armand Assante Antonio Banderas
It is 1952 and the mambo craze is sweeping America. Two brothers, Cesar and Nestor, travel from Cuba hoping to find fame and fortune in New York through their music. They become the rage of the nightclub scene, but the contrast in their natures and desires causes problems between them. Tito Puente HIMSELF
Director Arne Glimcher (1992)
? See Films: pages 49-72


Novel By: Oscar Hijuelos
Unknown: Armand Assante
Unknown: Antonio Banderas
Unknown: Cesarand Nestor
Director: Arne GlimcHer
Cesar Castillo: Armand Assante
Nestor Castillo: Antonio Banderas
LannaLake: Cathy Moriarty
Delores Fuentes: Maruschka Detmers
Ramon: Pablo Calogero
Bernardito: Scott Cohen
Mario: Mario Grillo
Pito: Ralph Irizarry
Johnny Bing: Pete MacNamara
Manny: Jimmy Medina
Willie: Marcos Quintanilla
FrankieSuarez: Jt Taylor
Xavier: William Thomas Jr
Flaco: Yul Vazquez
DesiArnazSr: Desi Arnazjr
Evalina Montoya: Celia Cruz
Fernando Perez: Roscoe Lee Browne
Miguel Montoya: Vondie Curtis-Hall
Maria Rivera: Talisa Soto

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