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El Cantante

Rated R for drug use, pervasive language and some sexuality.

R 116min.
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Pop icon Marc Anthony steps into the role of Salsa superstar Hector Lavoe in this biopic that follows the singer from his early career success as a Puerto Rican teen sensation to his later status as a New York City Latin idol while also documenting ... Read More
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May 22, 2008
Not a bad film over all. As an entertainer and a person who suffers from depression, I could really relate to alot of this film. I could feel what Hector was going through. Jennifer Lopez did a great job.
May 22, 2008
May 22, 2008
EL cantante is the best movi i ever see it may me lloral. i field like i was there.... thank you marc anthony
May 22, 2008
My wife and I are African-Americans who grew up in NYC during the 60's and 70's. We lived and breathed latin music. Every weekend would bring house parties and dances and in our circle [a very large one] in Manahattan and Queens it meant dancing to Eddie Palmieri, Ray Barretto, TP etc. It meant hangin' out at the Palladium or the Corso and getting down [who had the baddest moves/steps]. It was a
May 22, 2008
the best in the 70 truly was the salsa going on and people going to discos with out fear like know. it sho the street how empty they were in the 70 when you was able to trust the street of new york city. J lo and Marck show no only the salsa and Hector life but the best life of New York city they are excellent the best. Maria Ramos

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