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Chico and Rita

Oscar-winning director Fernando Trueba ("Belle Epoque") and Spain's legendary artist Javier Mariscal celebrate the music and culture of Cuba with an epic story of love, passion and heartbreak. Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and desire unite them as they chase their dreams and each other from Havana to New York, Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas. With an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist and five-time Grammy-winning composer Bebo Valdes, "Chico & Rita" captures a defining moment in the evolution of history and jazz, and features the music of (and animated cameos by) Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Tito Puente, Chano Pozo and others. 2012 Oscar nominee for Best Animated Feature Film.

Year: 2010
Genre: Drama Romance, Musicals, Cult Animation, Spanish & Portuguese Cinema, Romance, Animation, Film Festivals 2012
Country: Spain, UK
Director: Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal, Tono Errando
Starring: Limara Meneses, Eman Xor Ona
Duration: 90 Minutes
Rating: M - Violence and sex scenes
Location in store: Cult Animation

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