DVD - 2018
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Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Publisher: Walt Disney Company (Australia), Richmond, Victoria : 2018
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Branch Call Number: JDVD COCO
Characteristics: 1 DVD (100 min.)


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LoganLib_Michael Jan 07, 2019

I'm not crying, you're crying!

Beautiful film in every way.

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

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May 22, 2019

Balance of engaging story, deep message, visuals, and music. The best animated feature in my memory.

Feb 20, 2019

Coco is a visual and auditory masterpiece. I only wish I could have viewed this on the big screen.

A Pixar classic in the making!

Jan 17, 2019

I thought that the disc was defective, because it kept freezing up then continuing. After I got the second disc, it also kept freezing then continuing. I decided to test it on my DVD player connected to my television. It worked correctly, proving that my computer has a problem.

This was an excellent movie with a plot twist at the end that caught me off-guard. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone, youth to adult.

LoganLib_Michael Jan 07, 2019

I'm not crying, you're crying!

Beautiful film in every way.

Dec 10, 2018

I liked this movie. 4 of 5 stars. I don't like most movies. I get bored. But things about music and dogs tend to grab my attention.

Funniest part was the obvious joke where the live dog winds up in the land of the dead and spots a skeleton. The skeleton screams as the dog goes crazy.

I wouldn't mind seeing it again one day.

Nov 26, 2018

I liked this 2018 fiction cartoon DVD. It is 105 minutes long. It is good for all ages. 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. Miguel (M) finds out Hector (H) really wrote the song Ernesto (E)took the credit for. E poisoned H to get the song. M finds out H is his real great great grandfather. H helps his grandmother remember H. M learns how important The Day Of the Dead is to the dead.

Nov 19, 2018

Pixar Studios score one of their greatest hits with this gigantic candy box of a film that draws its inspiration from such diverse sources as Mayan mythology and medieval poetry (Miguel is guided by a street dog namd Dante…wink wink!). Exploding off the screen in every colour imaginable Coco’s animators start small—Miguel’s little village is cartoon quaint without being cliché—and then outdo themselves to create a retro netherworld resembling an infernal Disneyland on acid. Houses in every rainbow hue perch atop each other while antiquated streetcars fly through the air and countless twinkling lights illuminate the sky, occasionally coalescing to form a grinning skull. The dead themselves, culled from Latino folk art, are exuberant stacks of bones in period costumes with a shock of hair here, a dab of make-up there, and rib cages like crazy xylophones as they cavort about, occasionally removing an arm to make a point or juggling a head suddenly come loose while psychedelic spirit animals slither, fly, or lope in and out of neon alleyways. Miguel’s own forebears, a slapstick collection of dour women and browbeaten men, seem determined to keep him from his goal leading to a few welcome twists and revelations. A visual treat for sure, complimented by a lively musical score (including the Oscar-winning song “Remember Me”), but the onscreen fireworks are tempered by an intelligent script and several intimate moments which tug at the heart as they stress the importance of family ties and following one’s dream. Will Miguel’s attempt to find the truth about his family’s roots end in disaster? Will Héctor’s dream of visiting his estranged daughter in the Land of the Living come true (the dead have to be REMEMBERED in order to exist)? And what secrets does Miguel’s wizened old great-grandmother hold in her dementia-wracked mind? A true multi-generational hit and sure to be one of Pixar’s crowning achievements.

Nov 08, 2018

This is terrific movie! Its quite coherent for its audience: its characters face decisions and change, the plot progresses and has some huge plot twists, and the narrative develops without a heavy hand. Its visually amazing!

Hillsboro_JenniFerg Nov 06, 2018

This movie made me cry the first time I watched it. It's so beautiful!

Nov 01, 2018

Enjoyed it immensely and learned something about Day of the Dead to boot.

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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]

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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soon he finds out he knows co co when the bell fell on the man they capcher a man asked what i miss people laughe he was coming back in his seat it made me cry when he huged his dad playing the music and singing to his grandma made me cry. you guys should all see the movie if you haven't yet.


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Apr 25, 2018

Other: Mild scary elements.

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