Spain, Isle of Man


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.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal, Tono Errando

Written by: Fernando Trueba, Ignacio Martinez de Pison, Bebo Valdes

Produced by: Cristina Huete, Santi Errando, Michael Rose, Martin Pope

Editing: Arnau Quiles

Nominations and Awards

  • European Animated Feature Film 2011