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Chico & Rita 15 rating

An evocative animated love story set in the jazz nightclubs of Havana and New York.

Animation & Artists Moving Image 2010 94 mins

Director: Fernando Trueba

Overview

This evocative and colourful animation for adults by Fernando Trueba and artist and designer Javier Mariscal is a love story set in the nightclubs of Havana and New York charting a couple's turbulent love affair across different continents and decades. This exuberant movie - driven by the composer Bebo Valdés' smokey jazz score - is an exquisitely composed piece of storytelling full of life and warmth.