Chico & RitaThe movie centers on the couple of Chico, a young piano player with big dreams and Rita, 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.Keywords:
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Creators of "Chico & Rita"
Ignacio Martínez de PisónBirthdate: 1960, Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain
Fernando TruebaBirthdate: 18 January 1955, Madrid, Spain
Critic Reviews of "Chico & Rita"
St. Louis Post-DispatchApril 06, 2012
When a place and its people are this stylish, we can't help but be drawn to them.
NewsdayMarch 16, 2012
"Chico & Rita" is that rare thing, a cartoon for adults, with a bittersweet take on love and fate and a romantic's view of the night.
Washington PostMarch 16, 2012
A pure delight, a keenly affecting, visually ravishing tale.
Los Angeles TimesMarch 08, 2012
A buttery rich animated tale of love, jazz, showbiz, fame and politics in the late '40s and early '50s that is as catchy as its tunes.
Boston GlobeMarch 01, 2012
When a soundtrack this fluidly elegant is married to trite dialogue, thin characterizations, and chockablock animation, it has to go down as a missed opportunity.
Detroit NewsFebruary 24, 2012
Presented in a wash of animated colors, this story of a hot-headed sexy Latina songstress and her jazz piano player takes on new life.
Times-PicayuneApril 13, 2012
A vivid and musical illustration of the transportive powers of cinema.
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)April 09, 2012
Brash and jazzy and -- to use a word not often associated with animated feature films -- sexy.
OregonianMarch 29, 2012
It's hot and sweet and made with inspiration and cheek. And it is not your children's animated fare -- which, in this case, is a recommendation.
Creative LoafingMarch 23, 2012
The animation is inventive and eye-popping everywhere except where it most matters: the design of the characters.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)March 21, 2012
The images and the music -- and for that matter the story -- seem to belong together to create the vibrant whole of the film.
Capital Times (Madison, WI)March 16, 2012
The movie works better if you sink into its milieu, enjoying the jazzy color schemes, the fluid animation and, above all, a dynamite soundtrack.
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