Corrina Antrobus joins the podteam to talk to director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla K. Anderson about Disney Pixar's latest film, Coco. In cinemas now.
Director: Adrian Molina Lee Unkrich
Starring: Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Anthony Gonzalez
Duration: 105 min
With big dreams of becoming a musician, 12-year-old guitarist Miguel (Gonzalez) sets out to solve the mystery behind his family’s age-old ban on music. His adventures take him and his trusty dog Dante to the dazzlingly colourful Land of the Dead. Here, the young hero is met by a trickster skeleton Héctor (Bernal), and together they work hard to lift the musical curse. But will Miguel manage to make it back to the real world intact and will he solve the ancestral mystery? Pixar brings us another stunning family animation, masterfully directed by Lee Unkrich and co-directed by Adrian Molina. This time it’s Day of the Dead-themed and packed with magical skeletons, vibrant Mexican tradition, mischievous dogs and raucous celebrations. A truly captivating coming-of-age film with the family and a sense of humour at its heart.