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Based on 27 Critics
  • It's a pleasure to surrender to the movie's lush visuals, which are accompanied by wonderful jazz classics performed by Valdes, Estrella Morente, and Freddy Cole (Nat King Cole's brother), among many others. show more

  • The picture's real achievement though, is the warmth it brings to the music that animates the lives of these Afro-Cuban characters. show more

  • This is the kind of sophisticated storytelling you rarely get even in live-action movies any more, full of unexpected turns and unruly human complications. show more

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