Jimmy Cliff: Bongo Man

Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1981
Format : Feature

Reggae fans rejoice! Jamaican reggae pioneer Jimmy Cliff is featured in BONGO MAN, a film that tells the story of Jimmy Cliff, the "Gentle Rebel" who stirred a nation with his music and espoused the virtue of peace with his reggae compositions. Cliff has written some of the world's best-known reggae standards, including "Many Rivers To Cross," "You Can Get It, If You Really Want" and "Harder They Come." The Harder They Come is also the name of the 1973 film in which Cliff sang and starred, producing a soundtrack that is one of the best selling reggae records of all time. Bongo Man includes concert footage in Jamaica, Brazil, Soweto and Montreux.

Director Stefan Paul
Cast Jimmy Cliff
Producer Stefan Paul
Music Jimmy Cliff
Production Arsenal Film Kino
Length 95 minutes
Year 1981 Germany /Jamaica

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