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Bamba, La Movie

80s Film Summary for Bamba, La

Summary

This 80's movie is based on the story of Ritchie Valens, a young man who pursued his dream as a musician. However, destiny already had plans for him

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Plot

The movie La Bamba begins with Ritchie Valens, a boy that descends from Mexican immigrants, who decides to pursue his dream of becoming a famous musician. After a lot of effort, Ritchie manages to attain what he was looking for.

However, La Bamba depicts the darkest side of the human being. Ritchie will find that fame and money can bring a lot of complications, especially if you are not prepared for them.

Cast

Ritchie Valens - Lou Diamond Phillips
Bob Morales - Esai Morales
Connie Valenzuela - Rosanna DeSoto
Rosie Morales - Elizabeth Peña
Donna Ludwig - Danielle von Zerneck

Trivia

The original title of the film La Bamba was “Let's Go,” another musical hit of Ritchie Valens.

Many of the family members of Ritchie Valens appear in the movie La Bamba.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Bamba, La was released to theatres on 07/24/1987 by Sony, and grossed $54,215,416 at the box office in the US.


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