[Mis à jour le 14 avril 2020 à 10h11] We will still have to be patient before diving back into the magical world of Pixar. The studio’s latest film, Soul, is one of the films whose release date had to be postponed due to the coronavirus. Initially planned for a release in June 2020 in France, the animated feature film directed by Pete Docteur (Monstres et Cie, Là-haut, Vice Versa …) will not arrive on the big screen until November 2020. In the States -United States, Disney announced the date of November 20, 2020, and it’s a safe bet that the French release will be made more or less on the same dates, although we are still waiting for the precise announcement.
Soul follows the character of Joe Gardner, a music teacher passionate about jazz. While his dream of becoming a professional musician is about to come true, Joe is the victim of an unfortunate accident which takes him into a fantastic universe where he will have to think about his own existence and who he is as a being. human. After En Avant released on March 4, Soul is the second Pixar project planned for 2020. These are two original projects that follow two expected sequels: The Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4, Pixar having recently announced to put, at least for a while, aside from the sequels to refocus on productions of original scenarios. In his trailer, the protagonist of Soul offers us to answer a question: “What memory of you would you like to leave on Earth?”
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Synopsis – Music teacher at college, Joe Gardner has always wanted to become a professional jazz musician. But when his dream is about to come true, Joe is caught up in a fantasy world after an accident. In this mystical place where souls live, he will wonder about his existence and his identity.
The Soul trailer is jazzy at will: it presents Joe’s life in New York but also his transition into the mystical world of souls, which is reminiscent of Coco and the passage into the world of the dead. Check out the Soul trailer below.