De Lucia Children Film Doc of Dad

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The life of flamenco great Paco de Lucia is the subject of a new documentary, Paco de Lucia: The Search, produced by the flamenco-guitar legend’s children.


Directed by De Lucia’s son and written and produced by his daughter, the film captures De Lucia, who died at age 66 in February 2014, in rare, personal footage, weaving home movies together with filmed clips from his four-decade-long career and life stories from De Lucia, who died last February at age 66, just days before filming for the documentary was scheduled to end. Featured in the film are such Paco de Lucia acolytes as John McLaughlin and Carlos Santana, among others.

The Hollywood Reporter described it as “enjoyably relaxed and intimate” following its screening last week at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain. No general release date has been announced. The film is 90 minutes and has not been rated. A Spanish-language trailer (sorry, no subtitles as of yet) can be seen at