This lyrical animated love story from renowned artist Javier Mariscal and Fernando Trueba is breathtakingly realised, and underscored with a sublime and sultry original soundtrack by legendary Cuban musician Bebo Valdes and features his son Chucho Valdes. Spain/UK 2010 Dirs. Javier Mariscal & Fernando Trueba xx min.
Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey – in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero – brings heartache and torment. From Havana to New York, Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas, two passionate individuals battle impossible odds to unite in music and love. http://www.chicoandrita.co.uk/