‘Charm’ is one of the animated movies Walt Disney Animation Studios, which managed to position itself in its first two weeks on Disney+ as the film most chosen by the audience in all markets globally.
The story was a winner in the Golden Globes as ‘best animated film’. Even the subscribers were caught by the musical component, positioning the soundtrack this week in the #1 position of the Top 200 on Billboard. The film was released in theaters on November 25 and can be seen at Disney+ for all subscribers.
What is ‘Charm’ about?
‘Charm’ emphasizes the story of the Madrigals, an incredible family that lives isolated in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wonderful place known as an Enchantment.
The magic of this Charm brought all the boys and girls in the family with a special gift, from super strength to the power to heal. Everyone except Mirabel. However, when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Enchantment is in danger, Mirabel decides that she is the only Madrigal without magical powers who could save her family.
The film is directed by Jared Bush and Byron Howard. As for its music, it features completely new songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The soundtrack of ‘Encanto’ is available on the main audio platforms.
It has the participation of prominent Colombian musicians, Carlos Vives, who performed “Colombia, mi charm” and Sebastián Yatra, who lent his voice to “Dos Oruguitas”, recently nominated for the Golden Globe Award in the Best Original Song category.
In terms of individual success, the song “No Se Habla de Bruno” was also ranked fifth on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching 45 positions, in addition to being the most listened to song on Spotify and the most followed on TikTok.
Finally, the production details Colombian culture, such as the yellow butterflies that are named in the novels of Gabriel García Márquez; traditional clothes such as espadrilles, hats and ruanas, typical poncho, and animals of the local fauna such as the chigüiro, the largest rodent in the world, or the jaguar.
Olga Lucía Vives is the voice of “Mirabel”
Mirabel is the only one in the family who does not have special powers. However, she can’t believe it, she feels different, but when the family is in danger, she is the only Madrigal who can rescue the house. Olga Lucía Vives, is a 23-year-old singer, cousin of renowned performer Carlos Vives, has the female pop group ‘Ventino’.
María Cecilia Botero is the voice of “grandma Alma”
Abuela Alma is the matriarch of the Madrigal family. The legendary actress María Cecilia Botero, was present in the soap opera New rich, new poor, gives life to Alma Madriga.
Angie Cepeda is the voice of “Julieta”
Julieta is one of Abuela Alma’s triplets and, together with her husband Agustín, had three daughters: Isabela, Luisa and Mirabel. She is kind and empathetic, she has the gift of healing through food. The actress Angie Cepeda, was in series like Pobre diabla.