- 1h 45min
- Directed by: Lee Unkrich
- Cast: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murguia, Edward James Olmos
- UK release: 19 January 2018
Miguel (Gonzalez) is a 12-year-old Mexican boy who wants to be a musician, but his family disapproves. Then he steals a guitar from a mausoleum and finds himself in the Land of the Dead. An eye-popping mosaic of a kids’ movie which pays proper respect to Mexican folklore, its sincerity and creativity are ultimately winning.
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Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young 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 colourful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trcikster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to find Miguel's great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Bring a picnic and blanket (no chairs are provided.) and enjoy this multi award winning animation in the beautiful setting on the vanks of the River Cherwell. Certificate PG
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