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UP Google Play HD (Port to Itunes/VUDU)

$19.99 $6.99

Redeem at Google Play. It will Port to Itunes/ Vudu via Movies Anywhere.

Up is a 2009 American computer animated comedy-drama buddy[3] adventure film[4] produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film centers on an elderly widower named Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner) and an earnest boy named Russell (Jordan Nagai). By tying thousands of balloons to his house, Carl sets out to fulfill his dream to see the wilds of South America and complete a promise made to his late wife, Ellie. The film was directed by Pete Docter and co-directed by Bob Peterson, who also wrote the film’s screenplay, as well as the story with Tom McCarthy, with music composed by Michael Giacchino.

Docter began working on the story in 2004, which was based on fantasies of escaping from life when it becomes too irritating. He and eleven other Pixar artists spent three days in Venezuela gathering research and inspiration. The designs of the characters were caricatured and stylized considerably, and animators were challenged with creating realistic cloth.