WHO’S IN IT?

Jamie Foxx (Ray), Tina Fey (Sisters), Questlove (Bamboozled), Phylicia Rashad (Creed), Daveed Diggs (Blindspotting), Angela Bassett (Black Panther), Graham Norton (Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga), Rachel House (Hunt for the Wilderpeople), Richard Ayoade (Early Man), Alice Braga (The New Mutants), Wes Studi (Hostiles), Fortune Feimster (The Happytime Murders), Zenobia Shroff (The Big Sick), Donnell Rawlings (Jay and Silent Bob Reboot), June Squibb (Nebraska)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Pete Docter (Inside Out) and Kemp Powers (film debut), directors, writers; Mike Jones (EvenHand), writer; Dana Murray (film debut), producer; Jonathan Batiste (film debut), Trent Reznor (The Social Network) and Atticus Ross (Mank), composers; Matt Aspbury (Coco) and Ian Megibben (Finding Dory), cinematographers; Kevin Nolting (Up), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Joe Gardner (Foxx) is a middle-school music teacher who aspires to fulfil his dream of becoming a jazz pianist. However, just when he is about to get his big break, his soul is separated from his body and transported to the Great Before, a place where souls acquire their personalities before heading down to Earth. Joe is paired with a young soul named 22 (Fey), who does not see the appeal of life on Earth, and it is up to Joe to show her what it means to live…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Pixar’s latest is a gorgeous ode to life and its many mysterious ways, delivering the expected emotion and family-friendly fantasy with some of the studio’s most photo-realistic animation to date.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 25TH DECEMBER 2020 (AVAILABLE ON DISNEY+)

 

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