Audiences cant go to Italy, so Pixar is bringing Italy to them with its new animated film Luca. Directed by Enrico Casarosa, who was nominated for an Oscar for his Pixar short La Luna, Luca is an Italian bromance meets the Little Mermaid, complete with gelato, pasta and red Vespas.
What country is Luca based on?
Italian Riviera Luca takes inspiration from Casarosas childhood in Genoa; several Pixar artists were sent to the Italian Riviera gathering research from Italian culture and environment. The sea monsters, a metaphor for feeling different, were loosely based on old Italian regional myths and folklore....Luca (2021 film)LucaBox office$48.1 million15 more rows
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Who is the movie Luca dedicated to?
Alberto Surace The 84-minute Pixar movie on Disney+, from feature directorial debutant Enrico Casarosa, is inspired by his own childhood — Luca is dedicated to Casarosas best friend Alberto Surace, whose name he lends to the deuteragonist and the title protagonists best friend — in the Italian Riviera in the 1970s and 1980s.
Whats the story behind Luca?
Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated feature is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply held secret: he is a sea monster from another world just below the waters surface. Luca/Film synopsis
What city in Italy is Luca based on?
Genoa Like the playful main characters of the film, the storyline and setting of Luca were based on the directors youth in Genoa. We also had the luck of growing up on the Italian Riviera, which is this beautiful place, he recalled. Its very rocky.
What do they say in Italian at the end of Luca?
Piacere, Girolamo Trombetta At the end of Luca, the title character leaves for Genoa with Giulia so he can attend school with her and he and Alberto embrace, with the latter telling him “Piacere, Girolamo Trombetta!”.