Cuba arrives to London: Chico and Rita – Special Preview this Saturday

23/09/2010 at 10:00 am 2 comments

Chico & Rita

Chico & Rita (15*) – Special Preview
19:00 / Recreating 1940’s Havana, this is beautifully animated love story from Javier Mariscal and Oscar winner Fernando Trueba, with original soundtrack from legendary Cuban musicians
25 September 2010
Barbican – London

1948, Havana, Cuba, and a talented young jazz pianist meets a beautiful singer with a captivating voice. United by music and desire, the lovers embark on a passionate and tormented love affair that takes them from Cuba to the neon lights of New York and Las Vegas.

Recreating the exuberance of 1940’s Havana, this beautifully animated love story from renowned artist Javier Mariscal and Oscar winner Fernando Trueba (Belle Epoque) is imbued with lyrical sensuality and passion, underscored by a sultry original soundtrack from legendary Cuban musician Bebo Valdés, featuring Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie Charlie Parker and Chucho Valdés.

Spain/UK 2010 Dirs. Javier Mariscal & Fernando Trueba 84 min.
In Spanish with English subtitles

Source: Barbican


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. latamfilm  |  21/10/2010 at 11:27 am

    You can get an accreditation that will allow you to participate in all the festival acctivities from the first day of the festival at Hotel Nacional.
    You can’t get any acreditation or invitation befire hand unless you haven’t been invited to screen or talk at the festival.
    The price is:
    $45.00 CUC or $25.00 CUC for students.
    Hope this helps, let us know if you need anything.
    Kind regards,
    Latam team

  • 2. Nella Piccolin  |  06/10/2010 at 8:02 pm

    Can you help
    We would like to attend the film festivale in Cuba in December
    Any hints on how to do this??

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