Gavilan O Paloma (1986)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Drama, Melodrama  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |  
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This drama tells the true and quite unbelievable story of popular Mexican singer Jose Sosa, played by himself. Known by fans as "Jose Jose," the singer came from a poor family and rose from rags to riches simply because of his talent. Although he fell in love with a wonderful woman, Anel (Cristian Bach) he succumbed to alcohol, drugs, and the pressures of too much success. As he went downhill, he married someone else, a mistake from the start. After nothing is left of his career and he is in the hospital fighting off a diseased liver, Anel comes back and their old flame re-ignites. The rest of the story is deservedly legendary. Fifteen of Jose Sosa's songs are on the soundtrack.

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alcohol, drug-addiction, drugs, fame, hospital, Mexican [nationality], rags-to-riches, singer, woman