The Mambo Kings (1992)

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  • Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Alternative
  • Los Reyes Del Mambo Alternative


Set in the New York of the 1950's with flashbacks to Havana, Cuba. The film centres around the singing careers of brothers Cesar Castillo and Nestor Castillo, who work in a meat packing plant during the day. Their rise to fame and fortune (peaking with a guest appearance on the 'I Love Lucy' show) will end, however, in tragedy. Based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

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