Everything about Coco appealed to me: Gael Garcia Bernal (With Image)
Los Angeles Nov 15 (IANS) Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal says working on "Coco" which narrates the story of an aspiring musician s journey into the land of the dead was an amazing experience.
In the animated movie aspiring musician Miguel (voice of Anthony Gonzalez) teams up with charming trickster HÃ©ctor (voice of Bernal) on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead.
"I have two little kids so I see these films all the time " Bernal said in a statement.
"I dreamt of working with Pixar but to do a project that is such a complex and transversal story which also happens to take place in Mexico where I m from was just amazing. Everything appealed to me -- the music the colour the story the characters-everything " he added.
Bernal also listed down reasons his character is similar to Baloo from "The Jungle Book".
"When I was a kid I was struck by Baloo s laid-back philosophy on life. And I feel that in many ways HÃ©ctor doesn t hold onto frustrations prejudices or resentment. HÃ©ctor may be a little on the thin side but he s very funny " he said.
Disney-Pixar s "Coco" will release in India on November 24.
"Coco" features an original score from Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino a song by Oscar winners Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and additional songs co-written by Germaine Franco and co-director Adrian Molina.
It showcases the importance of family honouring one s ancestors and following one s dreams.