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Chico and Rita

$ 19.99

Oscar®-winning director Fernando Trueba (Belle EpoqueCalle 54) and Spain’s legendary illustrator Javier Mariscal celebrate their passion for 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 to Paris, Hollywood, and Las Vegas. With an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist and five-time Grammy®-winning composer Bebo Valdés, 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.

Bonus Features:

  • Full-length Latin Grammy-winning Soundtrack
  • Excerpt from best-selling Graphic Novel
  • Making of Chico & Rita Featurette
  • Audio Commentary with Directors Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal
  • U.S. Trailer

Not available outside of the US

Run-time94 min
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
Release Date2012
Production Date2010