Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America
Release Date: January 1st, 2013
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 30 min.
The life and career of the singer.
Director: Rodrigo H. Vila
Rodrigo H. Vila’s documentary about the famed Argentine singer and political activist suffers from its overly insular and hagiographic perspective, but in its best moments it well illustrates the reasons for her musical influence and social importance. show more
Though it’s tempting to resent every moment not given over to her singing, the documentary succeeds in conveying not just the bare facts of her life, but something of her magic, both to longtime fans and to those less familiar with her work. show more
The pic nicely straddles a line between Sosa’s private and public personas, never quite delving deep although Vila covers all the bases. show more