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. Stars Eman Xor Ona, Limara Meneses and Mario Guerra
Estrella Morente,Mario Guerra,Limara Meneses,Eman Xor Oña
Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a sultry singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and desire unite them as they chase their dreams and each other from Havana to New York and Paris to Hollywood. With an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist and five-time Grammy-winning composer Bebo Valdés, Chico & Rita captures a defining moment in the evolution of jazz and history and features music (and animated cameos) by Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Tito Puente, and Chano Pozo.