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World Festival of Animated Film /
feature film edition 31 May - 5 June 2011
World Festival of Animated Film / feature film edition 31 May - 5 June 2011
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Chico & Rita / Chico & Rita

GRAND COMPETITION

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Chico & Rita / Chico & Rita


Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba

Spain, United Kingdom / 2010 / 94' 0''



Projections


Wednesday, 01. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 20:00 h
Thursday, 02. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 22:15 h


Synopsis


Cuba 1948. Start of an epic story of love and heartbreak in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero. A gifted songwriter and beautiful singer chase their dreams, and each other, from Havana to New York, Las Vegas and back again. With an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist, bandleader and composer Bebo Valdés, Chico & Rita captures a definitive moment in the evolution of jazz music. The film features music by jazz legends Thelonious Monk, Cole Porter, Dizzy Gillespie and Freddy Cole.

 

Tono Errando


Tono Errando has directed music videos, commercials and animated television programs. In 1998 he joined the Estudio Mariscal to direct animated TV series Twipsy, based on a character originally created by Javier Mariscal as mascot of the Hanover 2000 Expo. Since then, he has been responsible for the audio-visual output of the Mariscal studio, developing projects from music videos to an automated show featuring robots.

 

Javier Mariscal


Javier Mariscal (1950) is a Spanish designer and artist. Regarded as one of the world's most innovative and original designers of our time, his rich and diverse body of work spans kooky cartoon characters to stunning interiors, from furniture to graphic design and corporate identities. Mariscal’s intense relationship with drawing and illustration is central to his career and is the basis for his designs over the last 30 years.

 

Fernando Trueba


Fernando Trueba (1955) is is a multi-award-winning writer, director and producer, with a career spanning more than three decades in film, television, documentaries, theatre and music. Among other awards, he has won both Oscar and BAFTA for Foreign Language Film with Belle Époque (1993), and a Silver Bear for Year of Enlightenment at the 37th Berlinale. Trueba’s published works include his Dictionary of Cinema, as he began his career as a film critic of leading Spanish newspaper El Pais.

 

 

Director

Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba


Production

Fernando Trueba P.C.S.A., Estudio Mariscal, Magic Light Pictures


Screenplay

Fernando Trueba, Ignacio Martínez de Pisón


Music

Bebo Valdés


categories

GRAND COMPETITION