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Selena (film)

Selena (film)
Theatrical release poster
Film information
Directed byGregory Nava
Produced byAbraham Quintanilla Jr.
Moctesuma Esparza
Robert Katz
Written byGregory Nava
StarringJennifer Lopez
Edward James Olmos
Constance Marie
Jon Seda
Lupe Ontiveros
Music byDave Grusin
CinematographyEdward Lachman
Editing byNancy Richardson
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date 
Running time127 minutes
CountryUnited states
Budget$20 million
Gross revenue$35,281,794

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'Selena' is a 1997 American biographical drama film about the life and career of the late Tejano music star Selena, a recording artist who was well known in the Mexican-American and Hispanic communities in the United States and Mexico before she was shot to death at the age of twenty-three.

The movie stars Jennifer Lopez as Selena, in her breakthrough role. Her father, Abraham Quintanilla, Jr., is played by Edward James Olmos and Constance Marie plays Marcella Ofelia Samora - Quintanilla.

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