Coco | 2017

Directed by: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina

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Main Plot

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.


  • Anthony Gonzalez portrays the character Miguel Rivera in Coco. Miguel is the film's protagonist, a young boy who aspires to become a musician.
  • Gael García Bernal's character in Coco is named Héctor, and he plays a key role in helping Miguel return to the land of the living.
  • Benjamin Bratt's character in Coco is Ernesto de la Cruz, a famous musician and idol of the protagonist, Miguel.


In the ending of Coco, Miguel discovers the true identity of his great-great-grandfather, Ernesto de la Cruz, as a thief who stole his songs. Miguel's family, realizing the importance of music, embraces his passion and supports his dream to become a musician. With the help of his deceased relatives, Miguel returns to the Land of the Living and performs at a talent show, winning the approval of his family. He then places a photo of his great-grandmother Coco on the family's ofrenda, ensuring her memory will live on. Finally, Miguel reunites his family, who now understand the significance of love and remembrance.

Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina