A few weeks ago, I visited Pixar to see 35 minutes of the newest movie, Disney Pixar COCO. It is a beautiful story with an amazingly colorful setting. In Disney Pixar COCO, despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming a world-renowned musician and following in the footsteps of his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Directed by Lee Unkrich (“Toy Story 3”), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist “Monsters University”) and produced by Darla K. Anderson (“Toy Story 3”).
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Miguel is one of the main characters in Disney Pixar COCO. He wants to become a musician.
Dante is Miguel’s dog and is Xoloitzcuintli which is Mexican hairless dog. According the American Kennel Association, Xolos are one of the world’s oldest and rarest breeds, the Xoloitzcuintli can justly be called the first dog of the Americas. Archaeological evidence indicates that Xolos accompanied man on his first migrations across the Bering Straits. Their name is derived from the name of the Aztec Indian god Xolotl and Itzcuintli, the Aztec word for dog. With a reputation as a healer, the breed and its warm skin is often put to use in remote Mexican and Central American villages to ward off and cure ailments like rheumatism, asthma, toothache and insomnia. Xolos were also believed to safeguard the home from evil spirits and intruders. I am dying to know how this interesting history will play into the film.
Ernesto de la Cruz
He is Miguel’s musical idol and a deceased celebrity in the town that Miguel grows up in. Again, can’t wait to see the film to find out more about this character.
PIXAR*DISNEY COCO IN THEATERS NOVEMBER 22ND, 2017
Check out the brand-new trailer for Disney•Pixar’s COCO:
YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/bvomHFZO0mk
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