La Ultima Rumba de Papa Montero


La Ultima Rumba de Papa Montero

"La Ultima Rumba de Papa Montero" is a 1992 Cuban film directed by Octavio Cortazar. The film focuses on a contemporary documentary production company that is attempting to create a non-fiction feature on Papa Montero, a 1930s "rumbero" who was murdered during Havana’s Carnaval celebrations. The film uses flashback sequences to recreate Papa Montero's celebrated dancing and his disastrous involvement in a fatal love triangle. [ [http://www.tvguide.com/movies/la-ultima-rumba/review/135472 TV Guide Online review] ]

The film features rumba-inspired dance sequences performed on the streets of Havan by El Conjunto Folklorico Nacional de Cuba. [ [http://www.filmthreat.com/index.php?section=reviews&Id=2142 Film Threat review] ]

"La Ultima Rumba de Papa Montero" had a U.S. theatrical and home video release in the U.S. in 2001. [ [http://www.slantmagazine.com/film/film_review.asp?ID=256 Slant Magazine review] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0298584/ "La Ultima Rumba de Papa Montero" in the Internet Movie Database]


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