Monday, January 10, 2022

"Encanto" Wins Best Animated Motion Picture Award

Walt Disney Animation Studios' CG-animated musical fantasy feature "Encanto", directed by Jared Bush, Byron Howard and Charise Castro Smith, starring Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero, John Leguizamo, Mauro Castillo, Jessica Darrow, Angie Cepeda, Carolina Gaitán, Diane Guerrero and Wilmer Valderrama, has won the 'Golden Globe' award for the year's 'Best Motion Picture – Animated' by the 'Hollywood Foreign Press Association':

"...forced by an armed conflict to flee her home, a young 'Alma Madrigal' loses her husband 'Pedro' but saves her children 'Julieta', 'Pepa' and 'Bruno'. 

"By a 'miracle', her candle attains magical qualities, blasts away their pursuers, and creates a sentient 'Casita' house for the Madrigals, in a town sheltered by surrounding 'encanto' mountains. 

"Fifty years later, the candle continues to burn and the town thrives under its protection, with the candle gifting each member of the Madrigal bloodline, superhuman abilities they use to help the villagers..." 

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