Chico & Rita

Chico & Rita
  • 2010
  • Spain / UK
  • 15
  • Directed by: Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal
  • Cast: Lenny Mandel, Limara Meneses
  • Language: Spanish, English

Beautiful Spanish adult animation relating the bolero romance of a young aspiring pianist and fledgling singer who fall in love in 1940s Havana and later meet again as their careers take them across the world from Paris to Hollywood.

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Chico & Rita

16 Nov 20103 stars

(15) 93min This Spanish-made, English-language, feature-length animation joins the ever-growing list of highly unconventional, beautifully realised, adult-oriented cartoons made outside of America that also includes The Illusionist, Waltz with Bashir…

Chico & Rita - Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal profile

16 Nov 2010

Directors on Cobi, Cuba and backgrounds in music and design

Names Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal Background Javier Mariscal is a Spanish artist and designer who designed Cobi, the mascot for the Barcelona Olympics. Other iconic designs including the room chair that was used in the second series of Big…

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