Chico and Rita
The top 5 animated films of 2011 (and not all of them from the US) by Zippy Frames.
The Spanish musical melodrama Chico and Rita wins the Animated Feature Film from the European Academy.
The animation festivals' darling, the musical story of Chico & Rita gets a US release. At the same time, itenters the race for the best animated feature at the 2012 Oscars.
Joann Sfar's The Rabbi's Cat, A Cat in Paris and the Cuban romance Chico and Rita are the 3 contenders for the European Film Award in the category of Best Animation.
Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal present a Cuban romance.