Walt Disney Animation Studios’ animated comedy movie, Encanto earned the nomination for Best Animated Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards held on Sunday. The other nominees for the same category are Luca (Pixar), Raya and the Last Dragon (Walt Disney Animation), Danish indie film Flee, and Sony Pictures Animation’s The Mitchells vs. the Machines. Apart from winning the Best Animated Feature Film Award, Encanto also has nominations in other categories like Best score which was won by Hans Zimmer, and Best Original Song for “Dos Oruguitas”.
The other huge achievement of the movie is the live performance of one of the songs from the movie, We don’t talk about Bruno” written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. This was the first time a song from the movie with the members had been performed live at the Oscars. The song was a smashing hit and was trending on apps like Tik-Tok. The song attracted a huge amount of audience after the release of the movie. The cast of the movie includes Stephanie Beatriz who performed Mirabel Madrigal, Carolina Gaitan, Diane Guerrero, John Leguiza, Adassa and Maura Castilo. The whole cast will be joining in the performance.
Encanto follows the story of an extraordinary family, The Madrigals who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a magical house. The magic that surrounds their home is in danger which is ultimately protected by the youngest daughter of the family, Mirabel Madrigal. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel. The movie was a smashing hit, the light-hearted fantasy flick, with its themes of togetherness and family, did find a massive amount of audience. The movie was released in November 26, 2021.