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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.
Love Is A Song You Never Forget.
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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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Chico's full name, as confirmed by a billboard sign in the movie, is Chico Valdés. Rita's real name, spoken by Chico, is Rita Martinez, although she uses the stage name Rita LaBelle in the film. 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
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.
Tin Tin Deo
Written by Gil Fuller (as Walter Gil Fuller) and Chano Pozo (as Luciano Pozo González)
Performed by Chica & Rita Cuba Band See more
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