The new release of Disney / Pixar, Onward, invites us into a fantastic alternate world filled with wild unicorns, magic cans, cursed dragons, and long-forgotten missions, so it may surprise some viewers to know that this Really a true story based
Director Dan Scanlon used a real experience with his brother to write the story of the new animated Pixar movie. And it is beautiful. Behind many of the stories that Hollywood tells us, whether, through movies or series, there are stories, experiences, and emotions of real people.
It is what happens in ‘ Onward ‘, the new Pixar that opens this week in Spain, a story of loss, family, and oblivion.
A cassette is all that your two protagonists need (whose voices in English correspond to Tom Holland and Chris Pratt ) to bring back to life a father they never met. And that’s the story of its director, Dan Scanlon.idea to their bosses after realizing that their personal experiences were perfect to talk about something as important and transformative as an absence.
Scanlon told Vanity Fair, confessing that he thought he couldn’t get any of that out of his memories because there wasn’t He had no drama in his life. But, conversing with his mother, he found it.
The filmmaker confesses to having a happy childhood, but that does not mean that he was free from conflict. That is, his “drama” does not come from something that happened, but what was missing.
Dan Scanlon’s father died in 1977 when he was only a one-year-old baby. His brother was three years older, but none of them remembered anything about him when they got older. , Not knowing what his hobbies were or if he told bad jokes during dinner, but taking it one step further: connect with him through life and death with something as simple as hearing his voice.