Pixar are very good at making films that can leave fully grown adults with a tear in their eye. Admit it you started getting emotional when the toys in Toy Story 3 start holding hands falling into the incinerator.
In 2009 ‘Up’ was released to the world and the sobbing reviews quickly rolled in for the emotional rollercoaster. Following the story of Mr. Carl Fredricksen and his unwanted companions Russelll, Doug, and Kevin.
Chances are you know the plot, BUT for anyone who doesn’t…
Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner), a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But curmudgeonly Carl’s worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house.
Straight from the start the tears begin as we see Carl’s life before his childhood love, and wife, Ellie sadly passes away before they get to go on the adventure they’d planned as kids to South America.
One couple in their 80’s from the US chose to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary playing a song from the movie soundtrack titled ‘Married Life’, and it got us right in the heart.