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"It’s his last work, and that’s why the movie is dedicated to him. Not only because of the music, but because I’m sure if it was not for my friendship with him, I would not have written or made a movie like this one. It’s not Bebo’s biography, it’s not his life, but he was the main inspiration of the ambiance, that period, this kind of characters. So Bebo is, for me, everywhere in the movie."

- Fernando Trueba on dedicating his animated film, Chico & Rita, to musician Bebo Valdez View in High-Res

    "It’s his last work, and that’s why the movie is dedicated to him. Not only because of the music, but because I’m sure if it was not for my friendship with him, I would not have written or made a movie like this one. It’s not Bebo’s biography, it’s not his life, but he was the main inspiration of the ambiance, that period, this kind of characters. So Bebo is, for me, everywhere in the movie."

    - Fernando Trueba on dedicating his animated film, Chico & Rita, to musician Bebo Valdez

  2. Bebo Valdez

    Fernando Trueba

    Fresh Air

  1. Chico and Rita's musically inflected story follows a pair of lovers, a pianist and a singer, from Havana to New York to Paris. View in High-Res

    Chico and Rita's musically inflected story follows a pair of lovers, a pianist and a singer, from Havana to New York to Paris.

  2. chico and rita

    bebo valdes

    fernando trueba

    cuban music

  1. "I’m always listening to American jazz and I arrived to Cuban music through jazz. When we started talking about the idea of making the movie and music in Cuba, I said to [my co-director] ‘Let’s do a story where the characters are musicians, because I love this ambiance and all of that." — director Fernando Trueba. [full interview here] View in High-Res

    "I’m always listening to American jazz and I arrived to Cuban music through jazz. When we started talking about the idea of making the movie and music in Cuba, I said to [my co-director] ‘Let’s do a story where the characters are musicians, because I love this ambiance and all of that." — director Fernando Trueba. [full interview here]

  2. fernando trueba

    chico and rita

  1. los35milimetros:

Chico y Rita (2010, Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal y Tono Errando)

Tomorrow: Fernando Trueba View in High-Res

    los35milimetros:

    Chico y Rita (2010, Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal y Tono Errando)

    Tomorrow: Fernando Trueba

  2. Fernando Trueba

    chico and rita