“Coco”, Bafta for best animated film

“Coco”, by American Lee Unkrich, won in London today the Bafta for the best animated film at the 71st edition of the British Film and Television Academy Awards.

The film, inspired by the Mexican holiday of the Day of the Dead and which has raised more than 715 million dollars (576 million euros) worldwide, surpassed “Loving Vincent” by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, and “My Life as a Courgette “(” My Life as a Courgette “), by Claude Barras.

“Thanks to the British Academy for the support, it is a huge honor, thank you all for believing in this unique story, and thanks also to the people of Mexico for their tradition, which has inspired me and without which I would not have gone ahead. history, “assured Unkrich visibly moved after receiving the award.

“People have to be proud of where it is, I hope we have managed to make a difference and that this is only the beginning,” added the American, who received the ‘mask’ from Edward Holcroft and Tom Taylor.

“Coco”, which has the voices of Gael García Bernal, Alfonso Arau and Gabriel Iglesias, won last January the Golden Globe for best animated film -it was also nominated for best original song, for “Remember Me” – and will compete next March 4 for the Oscar in these same categories.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest

Latin American chefs ask for responsible cuisine with less meat

The planet needs to consume less meat, for which it is essential to have a responsible kitchen and find new sources of protein that...

UN expresses sadness for personnel killed in air crash in Ethiopia

United Nations, .- United Nations expressed on Sunday its sadness for the death of the 157 passengers of the plane crash of Ethiopia, among...

Florida baseball team lists stadium on AirBnB for $1500

PENSACOLA, Fla.– A Florida team is selling people the “ultimate baseball experience” by putting their oceanview stadium up for rent on AirBnB for $1,500...

NBC withdraws Trump’s anti-immigration announcement as “insensitive”

The North American chain NBC withdrew today the anti-immigration announcement of the campaign of the Republican Party that issued last night, in the middle...

Sofia Vergara continues to lead list of best-paid actresses on television

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara heads the list of best-paid television actresses in the United States for the sixth consecutive year, having earned $ 41.5...