Release Date: July 13th, 2003
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 15 min
Interviews with and performances by Luis Vargas and others highlight a history of bachata -- Santo Domingo's version of blues music.
Without losing sight of the music's essential energy, Mr. Wolfe peppers his film with quietly resonant shots. show more
Alternating between New York clubs by night and the colorful streets and countryside of Santa Domingo by day, pic captures the spirit of the music and the nation that gave birth to it. show more
Wolfe's anecdotal musicology succeeds precisely because of its bare-bones, bawdy yet beautiful approach--just like the music Vargas makes. show more