The Mambo Kings
Antonio Banderas makes his American film debut co-starring with Armand Assante in this romantic, music-filled epic of two Cuban brothers who come to New York City during the mambo craze of the 1950s. Factory workers by day, by night they are passionate musicians, filling the dance clubs with their songs of love as they desperately pursue their big break. With Academy Award-nominee Cathy Moriarty and Desi Arnaz, Jr., who appears as his bandleader father when the brothers guest on "I Love Lucy." Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, and featuring the classic Cuban dance music enjoying a renewed popularity in the U.S., including legendary artists Celia Cruz and Tito Puente, along with Linda Ronstadt and Los Lobos.