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The Mambo Kings

Directed by Arne Glimcher
United States, France, 1992


Musician brothers Cesar and Nestor leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, hoping to hit the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother, the business manager, and the ladies’ man. Nestor is the brooding songwriter, who cannot forget the woman in Cuba who broke his heart.

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The Mambo Kings Directed by Arne Glimcher

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1993 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Song

Golden Globes (USA)

1993 | Nominee: Best Original Song - Motion Picture

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