• The ‘Coco' Opening Scene Was Almost a Spirited Musical Number

    4 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    Coco begins in an unusual fashion. Young, aspiring musician Miguel dramatically recounts the story of his family's past as the people within the story spring to life via the colorful papel picado banners that decorate the streets of Mexico on Dia de los Muertos.
    As stunning as the animated papel picado drawings are, it's a bold choice to not show our hero immediately, and even bolder to dive into a generations-long family history. But it ends up working perfectly for the film, which above all, is a story about family. However, for the many years that Coco was in development at Pixar, the...
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  • Pixar Reveals Coco's Alternate Musical Opening Scene

    Pixar Reveals Coco's Alternate Musical Opening Scene

    4 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Watch this exclusive spirited opening musical number from PixarCoco you didn't see pic.twitter.com/Q2weNTWCja - USA TODAY Life February 6, 2018
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    Pixar's Coco directors Adrian Molina and Lee Unkrich have revealed a deleted musical opening scene that introduces viewers to the Mexican tradition of Día de Muertos. Pixar's latest film Coco , based on the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos, followed a young boy named Miguel who, while pursuing his dream of becoming a musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz, finds himself in the Land of the Dead, where he will unlock a family secret and learn...
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