Oscar®-winning director Fernando Trueba (Belle Epoque, Calle 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 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.
The film features the music of multiple Latin Grammy winner and legendary Cuban bandleader Bebo Valdés, along with songs by Latin jazz legends such as Tito Puente and Chano Pazo, and singer Estrella Morente.
Chico & Rita was nominated for Best Animated Feature at these past Academy Awards and is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. The film is intended for adults.
Friday, March 9, 2012 to Thursday, March 15, 2012
Landmark Nuart Theater 11272 Santa Monica Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90025
Ages: 17+ Price: $10.50 per ticket Discount: $8.50 for seniors Tickets website