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Cinema: Chico and Rita Nominated for an Academy Award

Here is a great film that is nominated for and Academy Award for Best Animated Feature called Chico and Rita. The film is about Cuba in 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. Here is the trailer for the film:

Trailer Chico & Rita from estudiomariscal on Vimeo.