WHO’S IN IT?
Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Phyllis Smith (Bad Teacher), Bill Hader (The Skeleton Twins), Lewis Black (Man of the Year), Mindy Kaling (The 40-Year-Old Virgin), Kaitlyn Dias (The Shifting), Diane Lane (Man of Steel), Kyle MacLahlan (Showgirls), Richard Kind (A Serious Man), Paula Poundstone (Hyperspace), Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live), Paula Pell (Anchorman 2), Lori Alan (Monsters University), Frank Oz (The Great Muppet Caper), Dave Goelz (Muppets Most Wanted), Flea (The Wild Thornberrys), John Ratzenberger (Toy Story), Rashida Jones (Celeste and Jesse Forever)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Pete Docter (Up), director, writer; Ronaldo Del Carmen (film debut), director; Meg LeFauve (film debut) and Josh Cooley (film debut), writers; Jonas Rivera (Up), producer; Michael Giacchino (Star Trek), composer; Kevin Nolting (Up), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Riley Anderson (Dias) is an 11-year-old girl who is uprooted from her comfortable life in the Midwest to San Francisco where her father (MacLachlan) has found a new job. Riley, like everyone else, is guided internally by her emotions: Joy (Poehler), Sadness (Smith), Fear (Hader), Anger (Black) and Disgust (Kaling), who live inside Riley’s mind and operate from Headquarters, the control centre, as they advise Riley through everyday life. As Riley and the emotions struggle with life in a new environment, Joy and Sadness are forced together on an epic journey through the mind…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
After a few underachieving outings, Pixar is finally back at the top of their game with an original tale of what happens inside the mind of an ordinary child.