Disobeying his family’s baffling ban on music, Miguel embarks on a journey through the enchanting Land of the Dead in search of his dreams of becoming a #musician. 12-year-old Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) who lives in a small town in rural #Mexico hopes that one day he can become a musical sensation, just like his idol, the late great #ernestodelacruz (Benjamin Bratt). But, his family have other plans and imposed a ban on music. He still practices and plays in secret, in an attic which his made into a shrine for his idol Ernesto de la Cruz.
The ban commenced many generations ago, when Miguel’s great-great-grandfather supposedly abandoned his loved ones to pursue a career as a singer.
As the annual Day of the Dead festival approaches, the town of Santa Cecillia prepares to celebrate its deceased and honour their memories. However, a twist of fate sees Miguel miraculously transported into the Land of the Dead, where the macabre residents are shocked to find a living person walking amongst them.
MY FINAL THOUGHTS
A few things which caught my attention about Coco was some of it's breathtaking animated backdrops, they looked absolutely stunning. The magical thing about Pixar they've always manage to capture the imagination of the audience. This lovable new addition to their franchise doesn't disappoint. It also educates the younger audience about the Mexican folklore festivities, which is associated with the celebrations #dayofthedead.
This movie has a touching storyline, not forgetting to mention it's gorgeous music which is composed by Michael Giacchino, the man behind the music of #startrek.
Overall I gave this toe-tapping, inspiring movie which is catered for the whole family young and old, a dizzying 5/5 Stars 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟