Coco

Coco

DVD - 2018
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Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. 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, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2018
Branch Call Number: DVD JUV
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approx. 105 mins.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Language Note: In English and Spanish (U.S. only); English or Spanish subtitles (U.S. only); English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH) for people with visual disabilities (2.0 Dolby Digital)
Alternative Title: Coco (Motion picture)

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 17, 2018

Coco is an incredibly heartwarming film about the importance of family and following your dreams. The film truly embraces Mexican culture as the plot revolves around the Day of the Dead and its importance to Mexican traditions. The film teaches audiences how and why the day is celebrated, and plenty of cultural aspects of Mexican traditions are incorporated in the film such as alebrijes and sugar skulls. Before seeing this film, I thought Coco was very similar to The Book of Life, another film about Mexican culture and tradition, but after watching it, I realized that the plots for the two movies are quite different and that the story is original. The animation in this film is incredible, too. The Land of the Dead in Coco left me in awe; it was extremely beautiful with bright, bold colours, and Pixar paid great attention to detail and symbolism. The music also adhered to the theme of Mexican tradition in the story; the film included mariachi bands and many parts of the songs sung were performed in Spanish. Additionally, the story and plot itself were well developed, and the ending, in my opinion, was completely unexpected but very clever, well-thought-out, and lovely. 5/5 stars.
- @demi.god.on.a.mission of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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PinkPangolin
Aug 12, 2018

Nice family story about a kid and the festival they have for the dead of remembrance. Somehow the kid ends up in their dead grandpa's world and they get to know each other. The boy gets back to his world and his family finally acknowledges his grandpa and their love of him which before they wouldn't do over an old conflict in the entertainment industry.

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movie20
Aug 06, 2018

A fun movie.

LoganLib_Tahnee Aug 05, 2018

There isn't anything not to love about this movie. From the colours to the characters, this movie will have you laughing and crying, then searching for the photos of your relatives

I seen this movie in teatheres i tought i had worth it down but i guess i forgot i barrowed thsi dvd 3 times i had never got a time to watch it but i hope i will get it back really soon cause i was watching other dvds i had barrowed

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4536o
Aug 01, 2018

Magnificent in so many respects. Everyone involved should be showered with praise--and then probably retire in much-deserved glory, because they cannot possibly surpass their achievement here.

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lReaderl
Jul 30, 2018

Great animation movie; beautifully made. Fell in love with the characters. Family movie

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LotusDcr
Jul 28, 2018

Adding my bravo to all the critics--this is a wonderfully imaginative animation.

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EvaAndon
Jul 11, 2018

Awesome family movie! We all loved it and had tears, kids and adults.

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RainbowRabbit
Jul 07, 2018

In my mind, this is up there in the Disney pantheon with The Lion King, Jungle Boy, and Robin Hood. It has a depth that adults will enjoy, but also sparkling creativity. Every scene is loaded with detail, so that you can replay the movie just to see all there is to see. I take it down a half-notch because the songs, while effective for the story, are not catchy.

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Feb 25, 2018

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jimg2000
May 05, 2018

Many quotes in IMDb already and thanks to those contributors. Here is my favorite and an unexpected jargon from mijo to papi:

Miguel: [to Héctor] A minute ago I thought I was related to a murderer! You're a total upgrade!
[Héctor gives Miguel an annoyed look]

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reginator_22
Apr 25, 2018

Héctor: [sings] Remember me, though I have to say goodbye / Remember me, don't let it make you cry / For even if I'm far away, I hold you in my heart / I sing a secret song to you, each night we are apart / Remember me, though I have to travel far / Remember me, each time you hear a sad guitar / Know that I'm with you, the only way that I can be / Until you're in my arms again, remember me...

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reginator_22
Apr 25, 2018

Other: Mild scary elements.

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