|Genre||Biography, Drama, Music||Actor||Elizabeth Pena, Esai Morales, Lou Diamond Phillips, Rosanna DeSoto|
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|Release||24 Jul 1987||Duration|
This is the true story of Ritchie Valens, a young rock and roll singer who tragically died in a plane crash at age 17. The film follows Ritchie from his days in Pacoima, California where he and his family make a meager living working on farms to his rise as a star. The film also focuses on Ritchies friendship and rivalry with his older brother Bob Morales and his relationship with Donna Ludwig, his girlfriend.