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El Cantante

Rating:R (for drug use, pervasive language and some sexuality)
Genre:Drama, Musical
Release Date:August 3, 2007
Running time:106 minutes
Cast:Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, John Ortiz, Manny Perez
Director:Leon Ichaso
Producer:Julio Caro, Simon Fields, Jennifer Lopez, David Maldonado
Writer:Leon Ichaso
Distributor:Picturehouse

Description: "El Cantante" is the dramatic-biography of Puerto Rican salsa pioneer Hector Lavoe. The film follows Lavoe's passionate relationship with Puchi and his skyrocket to international fame. But, even when he has it all, Lavoe is unable to escape the allure of drugs and his personal pain.

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