August 3, 2007
Director: Leon Ichaso
MPAA Rating: R (for drug use, pervasive language and some sexuality)
Screenwriters: Leon Ichaso, Todd Antony Bello, David Darmsteder
Starring: Vincent Laresca, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Federico Castelluccio, Romi Dias
Copyright Holder: N/A
Official website: ElCantantemovie.com
A biopic on Hector Lavoe, who was one of the biggest Spanish-language singers in the 1970s, but personal tragedy and a heroin addiction left him penniless and dying from complications from AIDS. Known as salsa's bad boy, he had a crystal-clear voice and an incomparable talent for improvisation.