Chico and Rita

1 November 2011
Javier Mariscal | Spanish/UK | 2010 | 94 min
Adult Animation | Film Notes


“Chico & Rita” is an inspirational and highly original animated film. It has created controversy by uniquely being an adult film with animated adult situations. Set in Cuba just before and after the years of the revolution Chico is a talented jazz pianist and Rita a beautiful singer and this is the story of the couple’s turbulent love affair during these years. Along the way you get a fascinating glimpse of the history of both Cuba and jazz music.