“Dia de los muerte” is a new animation of which dealt Lee Unkrich. He was co-director at animation “Toy Story 2“, “Monsters Inc..” and “Finding Nemo” so to his new project expectations are high. The subject is a new world of animation, the plot revolving around legends and traditions vibrant Mexican holiday Dia de los muerte / Day of the Dead.
Festival Dia de los muerte is described on Wikipedia.org as one for family and close friends who gather to say prayers and to remember loved ones who died. It is celebrated on 1-2 November, primarily in Mexico, where the status of a national holiday, when all banks are closed. The traditions of this holiday are building altars decorated with skulls made of sugar to honor the dead, favorite dishes and drinks and food of the dead are carried to their graves as gifts. The researchers followed up the origins of this celebration, hundreds of years ago, the Aztecs, when there is a festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl.
Celebration has spread in the world, with Brazil, where on November 1 to visit cemeteries in Spain, where there are festivals and parades, and the end of the day people gather in graveyards, going to cemeteries with candles, candles and placing flowers and memorial services or giving alms for the souls of dead things. Similar commemorations appear traditions and peoples of Asia or Africa.
The new animation will appear in cinemas early 2015, maybe 2016, but discussions have started on the dilemma: how can death be treated in a positive manner so that the resulting feature film to be suitable for the whole family, with all children, as Pixar animation. Death often occurs in animations, because he can not be avoided altogether and always, no matter how one wants to protect the children in some pink bubble away from reality. However, this time it’s a whole movie, made (and) children, whose main subject is death.