Chico & Rita

  • Screenplay: Ignacio Martínez de Pisón, Fernando Trueba
  • Directed by: Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal
  • Cast: Eman Xor Oña, Limara Meneses, Mario Guerra
  • Country: Spain
  • Year: 2010
  • Genre: romance, drama, music, animation, criminal
  • Runtime: 94
  • Language: Spanish


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.