Director: Lee Unkrich / Adrian Molina
Writers: Adrian Molina, Matthew Aldridge, Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz
Cast: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alana Ubach, Renee Victor, Jamie Camille, Alfonso Areo, Herbert Siguenza / Gabriel Iglesias / Lombardo Boyle / AnaOphelia Morgia / Natalie Cordova / Selena Luna / Edward James Olmos / Sofia Espinosa / …
Region: United States
Language: English / Spanish
Release: 2017-11-24 (Mainland China) / 2020-07-20 (Rerun in Mainland China) / 2017-11-22 (United States)
Length: 105 minutes
Also known as: Fun in Paradise (Hong Kong) / Coco Nightclub (Taiwan) / Necromancer (translated by Douyou) / In the Dark (translated by Douyou) / Mexican Day of the Dead / Cocoa
Rating: IMDB 8.4 / Rotten Tomatoes 97%
Miguel who loves music (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez) was unfortunately born in a big family that regards music as a scourge. The family only hope that Miguel will grow up quickly to inherit the family inheritance. Generations of shoemaking. The annual Day of the Dead is approaching. On this day, the souls of the deceased relatives can return to the present world and reunite with the living by virtue of the photos placed on the altar.
In an accident, Miguel actually traveled to the kingdom of the dead. Before the sun rises, he must be blessed by a relative, otherwise he will remain in this world forever. Miguel decided to look for the late song god Dracus (voiced by Benjamin Bratt Benjamin Bratt), because he might be his grandfather. On the way, Miguel met the down-and-out musician Hector (voiced by Gael García Bernal), and gradually discovered the secret that Dracus had hidden for a long time.
“Coco” is a 2017 animated musical film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and directed by Lee Unkrich. The film tells the story of a young boy named Miguel Rivera (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez) who dreams of becoming a musician, but is forbidden to do so by his family because of a generations-old ban on music. Determined to follow his passion, Miguel finds himself transported to the Land of the Dead, where he teams up with his musician great-great-grandfather to unlock the secrets of his family’s past.
The film features themes of family, tradition, and the importance of remembering one’s ancestors, as well as showcasing the music and culture of Mexico. It also features an all-Latino voice cast, with actors such as Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, and Edward James Olmos.
“Coco” was widely praised by critics for its storytelling, animation, music, and cultural representation. It won two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for “Remember Me.” The film also became a box office success, grossing over $800 million worldwide and becoming the highest-grossing film of all time in Mexico.