"It didn't take anything but a connection with somebody."
SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL - Film #5
The amazing life of actress Rita Moreno is covered in this ninety minute documentary. Norman Lear, Héctor Elizando, Eva Longoria, Morgan Freeman, and George Chakiris are just some that testify to this EGOT winner's greatness.
Other than perhaps Rita Hayworth, there were no huge Latina stars for Moreno to look up to when she was trying to break into Hollywood. Hayworth masked her identity as much as she could, while Puerto Rican born Moreno embraced it. Trials and tribulations plagued Moreno as she rose to the top. The documentary covers her mom taking her to the United States while leaving her father and little brother…