About the film
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Release Date: March 21, 1997
|Slogan||:||«Discover the true story of one of America's brightest stars... that faded too soon.»|
|Genres||:||Music, Drama, History|
|Production Companies||:||Esparza / Katz Productions, Q Productions|
|Producers||:||Roger Mussenden, Robert Katz, Moctesuma Esparza, Nancy De Los Santos, Peter Lopez, David Wisnievitz, Abraham Quintanilla Jr, Carolyn Caldera, Henry J. Golas, Steven M. Kalb|
In this biographical drama, Selena Quintanilla is born into a musical Mexican-American family in Texas. Her father, Abraham, realizes that his young daughter is talented and begins performing with her at small venues. She finds success and falls for her guitarist, Chris Perez, who draws the ire of her father. Seeking mainstream stardom, Selena begins recording an English-language album which, tragically, she would never complete.