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La Bamba

Movies That Rock Film Series - La Bamba

July 30 - September 1, 2016

Rated PG-13.
Running Time: 108 minutes.

Part of the Movies That Rock Film Series!

Los Angeles teenager Ritchie Valens becomes an overnight rock 'n' roll success in 1958, thanks to a love ballad called "Donna" that he wrote for his girlfriend whose parents didn't want her to date a Latino boy. But as his star rises, Valens has conflicts with his jealous brother, Bob, and becomes haunted by a recurring nightmare of a plane crash just as he begins his first national tour alongside Buddy Holly.

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