‘Coco’ Scribes Matthew Aldrich & Adrian Molina Discuss “Transformative” On-Screen Representation

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Setting out to pen
Pixar’s Day of the Dead-themed Coco, from an original story by Lee Unkrich, screenwriters Matthew Aldrich and Adrian Molina found an exciting amount of cultural material to draw from in visualizing the Mexican holiday, while recognizing that they would be held accountable for representing Mexico’s culture and traditions faithfully. The stakes at hand were all the more apparent when the writers actually traveled down to Mexico with the Coco team as part…