Up (2009 film)

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Directit biPete Docter
Produced biJonas Rivera
Screenplay biBob Peterson
Pete Docter
Story biPete Docter
Bob Peterson
Thomas McCarthy
StarninEd Asner
Christopher Plummer
Jordan Nagai
Bob Peterson
Muisic biMichael Giacchino
CinematographyPatrick Lin
Jean-Claudie Kalache
Eeditit biKevin Nolting
Distributit biWalt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release date
  • 29 Mey 2009 (2009-05-29)
Rinnin time
96 meenits
KintraUnitit States
Budget$175 million[1]
Box office$731,342,744[2]

Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animatit comedy drama-adventur film producit bi Pixar Animation Studios an directit bi Pete Docter. The film centers on an elderly widower namit Carl Fredricksen (vyced bi Edward Asner) an an earnest young Wilderness Explorer namit Russell (Jordan Nagai). Bi tyin thoosands o balloons tae his home, 78-year-auld Carl sets oot tae fulfill his lifelang dream tae see the wilds o Sooth Americae an tae complete a promise made tae his lifelang luve. The film wis co-directit bi Bob Peterson, wi muisic componed bi Michael Giacchino.

Docter began workin on the story in 2004, which wis based on fantasies o escaping frae life whan it acomes ower irritatin. He an eleven ither Pixar artists spent three days in Venezuela gatherin research an inspiration. The designs o the characters wur caricatured an stylized considerably, an animators wur challenged wi creatin realistic cloth. The floatin hoose is attached bi a varyin nummer atween 10,000 an 20,000 balloons in the film's sequences. Up wis Pixar's first film tae be presented in Disney Digital 3-D.[3]

Up wis released on Mey 29, 2009 an opened the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, acomin the first animatit an 3D film tae dae sae.[4] The film acame a great financial success, accumulatin ower $731 million in its theatrical release. Up received creetical acclaim, wi maist reviewers commendin the humour an hert o the film. Edward Asner wis praised for his portrayal o Carl, an a montage o Carl an his wife Ellie agin thegither wis widely lauded. The film received five Academy Awaird nominations, includin Baist Picture, makin it the seicont animatit film in history tae receive sic a nomination (an Pixar's first Baist Picture nomination), followin Beauty and the Beast (1991).[5]

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  1. Barnes, Brooks (Aprile 5, 2009). "Pixar's Art Leaves Profit Watchers Edgy". The New York Times. Retrieved Aprile 6, 2009. Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date= (help)
  2. "Up (2009)". Box Office Mojo. Amazon.com. Retrieved August 2, 2011.
  3. Wloszczyna, Susan (Mey 21, 2009). "Pixar moves on 'Up' with its 10th movie". USA Today. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  4. Horn, John (Mairch 19, 2009). "Pixar's 'Up' to open Cannes Film Festival". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  5. Hazlett, Courtney (Februar 2, 2010). "Things looking 'Up' for best picture race". Today.com. Retrieved November 22, 2013.

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