Pixar’s “Luca” Kicks Offs Toronto’s Italian Contemporary Film Festival


Pixar’s “Luca” Kicks Offs Toronto’s Italian Contemporary Film Festival

  • June 17, 2021

Over the weekend, Disney hosted a special drive-in event at the Ontario Place in Toronto Canada for the latest Pixar animated film, “Luca”, which was released on Disney+ last Friday, as part of the cities Italian Contemporary Film Festival.The event featured filmmakers and special guests, prior to the screening, filmmakers Enrico Casarosa (Director) and Italian Canadian Deanna Marsigliese (Character Art Director) joined virtually to introduce the film after special guests “drove” the red carpet. Canada’s own, Jacob Tremblay, who leads the voice cast as Luca, also delivered a special welcome message to all the ICFF guests.

Here are some photos from the event:

Disney and Pixar’s original feature film “Luca” 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: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water’s surface. The voice cast features Jacob Tremblay as Luca Paguro, Jack Dylan Grazer as Alberto Scorfano, Emma Berman as Giulia Marcovaldo, Saverio Raimondo as town bully Ercole Visconti, Maya Rudolph as Luca’s mom Daniela, Marco Barricelli as Giulia’s dad Massimo, Jim Gaffigan as Luca’s dad Lorenzo, Sandy Martin as Luca’s grandma, and Giacomo Gianniotti as a local fisherman. Pixar Animation Studios’ 24th feature film is directed by Academy Award® nominee Enrico Casarosa (“La Luna”) and produced by Andrea Warren (“Lava,” “Cars 3”). Award-winning composer Dan Romer (“Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Maniac”) created the score.

Did you watch “Luca” on Disney+ over the weekend?

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