The genre of animated films has come out of its niche box that marked that these tapes were only for the smallest of the home and has managed to evolve to the point that their stories can be enjoyed by anyone in the audience. In addition, they have shown that in their subject there is as much beauty and care of film techniques as in any live-action tape. Covering these mentioned items comes to the movie theater Abominable.
This Dreamworks film is in charge of director Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman (co-director), who had the idea of telling the story of Everest (Joseph Izzo), a Yeti who seeks to return home and flee from those who they want to display it as a trophy.
For this, she will need the help of Yi, a teenage girl who is going through a stage of mourning since she lost a loved one to her. So along with her ingenious friends Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Peng (Albert Tsai), Yi decides to help him flee and the four embark on an epic adventure to reunite the mythical creature with her family, watch it now and live this adventure with them.
This story meets what is necessary to attract the little ones with their jokes and moments of grace. However, it has in its favor that it does not underestimate its target audience and when necessary it speaks directly and bluntly to expose its characters to situations that lead them to self-criticism and the reflection of their actions and possible reactions to the problems of life.
The script is only one of its successes. Admittedly, certain situations feel taken out of other films, so that lovers of this genre perceive a certain similarity with tapes they have already seen. In spite of this, this does not mean that their messages are copied or expired, since they speak of the importance of the family, of the union, the despair, and sadness that causes the death of a loved one, the greed with which we handle humans and the little respect we have for the wonders of nature. Putting this kind of moment on the table will never hurt and results in an intelligent tape that will captivate all family members.
For its part, the film is not only well achieved in script themes. Its detail to the scenarios, to the photography and the lights makes the viewer transport to the beautiful landscapes that the characters travel to reach the Himalayas. In addition, he seeks to be faithful to the culture he represents, letting us see that we are only physically different since deep down, as a society, we will always look for the same goals and our values go the same way.
The cherry that ends up adorning the beauty of Abominable falls to music. As a great success, classical music is part of every special moment. Yi (Chloe Bennet) carries her violin everywhere, and this connection she has with it makes her feel that he is one more character and not just an inanimate object. Hopefully, the representation of this instrument and this musical genre will lead more than one child to enter this type of music.
It should be noted that Abominable is not perfect, but it does fall into the category of cute movies that everyone can see as a family and joins Dreamworks movies that have found a formula to tender mythical creatures such as a Yeti, or a dragon on the tape How to Train Your Dragon, or the case of a "fierce" animal as it happened in Olé: Ferdinand's Journey. Little by little the company is finding the way it wants to give its productions, watch it now and find out for yourself this diamond in the brute.