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. Written by
Beautiful, Seductive and Spellbinding.
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19 November 2010 (UK)
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Opening Weekend: £81,172
21 November 2010, Limited Release
Opening Weekend USA: $20,654,
12 February 2012, Limited Release
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 kitchen in which Chico and Rita eat kidney-bean soup is in the United States. However, a European-style electrical outlet can be seen clearly on one of the walls. See more
Have you thought about your career? About your future?
Future, what future? The future never gave me anything! All my hopes are set on the past.
Prana Pan Pan
Written by César Monge
Performed by Georgie Aguirre, Dora Aguirre, Yarima Blanco y Yissy García See more