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Chico And Rita

Wed 2 February 2011 // 20:00
Thu 3 February 2011 // 20:00
Fri 4 February 2011 // 20:00

(Weds 2nd, Thurs 3rd, Fri 4th / 8pm / £5/4/3 TTT)
(Javier Mariscal / 94 minutes / Spain/UK / 2010 / Certificate 15)

It's 1948 in Havana, Cuba. A talented young jazz pianist meets a beautiful singer with a captivating voice. The pair start out on a journey of passion and torment united by music and desire. Their love affair transports them from Cuba to the neon lights of New York and Las Vegas...

This animated film feature by Oscar-winning director Fernando Trueba and Spain's most famous and successful designer Mariscal, is underscored by a sultry hot soundtrack from legendary Cuban musician Bebo Valdés, and featuring Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and Cucho Valdés.