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La Bamba 1987

  • Luis Valdez
  • July 24, 1987
  • 108 mins
  • English
  • Drama, Music
Born into poverty. Destined for stardom. He lived the American dream.
Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.


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I love this film. I don't know how accurate it is in telling Richie Valens story but it brought it to my attention. I think Lou Diamond Phillips is a fantastic actor and I thought he did a great job here telling the story of a great talent that lost his life so tragically at the age of 17.

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