By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated April 04, 1997 at 05:00 AM EST
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  • Movie
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When the graceful Jennifer Lopez shakes her booty in the star’s signature sequined bustiers, Gregory Nava’s celebratory biopic about the slain Tejano singer becomes a nice enough concert film. When, however, it teeters in the direction of hagiography, the real young woman becomes hard to find. With Edward James Olmos as Selena’s ambitious father, a former musician who manages the family act. B-

Selena

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  • Movie
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mpaa
  • PG
runtime
  • 127 minutes
director
  • Gregory Nava

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