Saturday, March 10, 2012

Chico and Rita - movie

This adult animation film was nominated for Best Animation Feature film at this years Oscars.
It also could have been nominated for best Foreign Language Film -Spain. The story starts in 1948 Cuba. Chico, a piano player hears Rita a singer with a bluesy style that enhances his music and captures his heart.
Although they make great music together, their love affair has complications as an American entices Rita to New York. Meanwhile Chico makes his music in Paris. Will they cross paths? Will they love again?

Beautiful animation, great jazz music and a wonderful love story make this a movie to top your rent list. We were fortunate to see it on its last day at the Loft.

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