Release Date: January 24th, 2014
DVD Release Date: May 6th, 2014
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min
Argentine singer Mercedes Sosa embarks on a successful career that lasts 60 years.
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