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.
Almost Unimaginably Rich and Resonant!
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19 November 2010 (UK)
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Opening Weekend USA: $20,654,
12 February 2012
Gross USA: $350,524
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $2,347,919
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The first Spanish animated film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. See more
The poster for "Vertigo" in Paris has "D'entre Nos Mortes" on it rather than "Morts". This is the title of the source novel, sometimes featured on the poster in France, but the title was "Sueurs Froides". See more
That's Chico. Unknown, but he's the hottest piano player in Cuba.
Tema de Rita (A Mayra)
Written and Performed by Bebo Valdés See more