Not Rated | | Animation, Crime, Drama
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.
Chano Pozo (real name: Luciano Pozo González)was a real Cuban musician who emigrated to New York. He was murdered in a dispute over a marijuana deal, as depicted in the film.
You look like a Yankee!
Rita: But i still like kidney beans...
Chico: I've seen you in magazines. You're headed for Hollywood, right? Aren't you tired of playing Miss Charming?
Rita: Don't you like me sitting by your side, eating kidney beans?
Chico: I like it so much, it ...
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.
Spanish, English, French
£81,172 (UK) (19 November 2010)
$247,455 (USA) (16 March 2012)
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