Sunday, 14 November 2010

Chico and Rita

Chico and Rita is the latest animated film from Spanish director Fernando Trueba about a young Cuban couple who meet in Havana in 1948. Chico’s a talented jazz pianist and song writer, Rita’s a sultry singer. They both dream of making it big and the film traces their intense, sexy but turbulent love affair from Havana to New York to Las Vegas.
With an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist, bandleader and composer Bebo Valdés, Chico & Rita captures a definitive moment in the evolution of jazz music. The film features music by jazz legends Thelonious MonkCole Porter,Dizzy Gillespie and Freddy Cole (brother of Nat King Cole).
Chico and Rita is out on 19 November and is showing all over London. Check for more info.
info from Wikipedia and The Telegraph

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