“Turning red” puts a feminine and sororo touch on the Oscar
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Coping with the changes that come with adolescence It is not easy for those who experience it or for the parents who are there to accompany their children and they know that well. Meilin Lee, a Canadian girl of Chinese descent.
Mei, as her friends call her, is the protagonist of “Turning red”, an animated film from Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures competing in the category of Best Animated Film for the delivery 95 of the oscar, this Sunday.
The story has a retro vibe, as it takes place in 2002, when 13-year-old Mei is excited to see her favorite boy band called 4*Town. However, her strict and overprotective mother, Ming, does not allow her to attend the concert, noting that her friends Miriam, Abby and Priya are a bad example of her.
As if that weren’t enough, Mei suffers something unusual: she wakes up transformed into a red panda (something that could be a metaphor for menstruation and the changes that its arrival in a girl’s life implies).
If he will continue to be a panda for the rest of his life or not, and if he will fix his relationship with his mother or they will continue to have differences, we will find out throughout the film, in which Mei’s friends will be an important point, showing her that They will always be there to support her.
It is a story with a different and feminine perspective that was also directed by a female designer (Domee Shi, who has worked on films such as “Inside Out”).
The music was composed by Ludwig Göransson (“Black Panther”), billie eilish And his brother, Finneas O’Connell.