Coco, I said that I wasn’t going to watch Coco, because I hate how Disney acted since they wanted to register “Día de muertos” as a brand.
Well, lately, during the last month,I’ve been having contact with actors and artist of my country (Mexico) who were directly or indirectly related to this movie….
One of these persons was very excited because it was her first collaboration for Disney, she insisted us to go to watch it… I had to promise that I was going to watch it and I had to do it I went aa week after it was released in Mexico.
This movie touched several sensitive strings in my mind, the last year two of my grandpartents died… Also the father of my grandmother was a musician and even when it was not prohibited to play an instrument or to sing… the lack of that relative felt uncomfortable.
“La llorona” is one of my favorite traditional songs, I sing ir in Spanish and Nahuatl and when I hear it I felt my soul tearing a nd the know iny troath because I neaver deared to sing it for my granparents, and I don’t sing for any of my relatives.
I feel identified to Ernesto de la Cruz and to Hector I want to be myself just as Miguel…
To find Zapata, Pedro Infante, Jorge Negrete, el Santo and other characters who I admire made me smirk a lot.