The lights are on in Washington Heights ... to let you know that Into the Heights of New York (2021) is the brightest, most beautiful and colorful film of the year. Without a doubt. The adaptation of the Broadway musical featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda's songs is finally hitting theaters and is a musical and visual event not to be missed. They sing. And allow yourself to be enchanted.
I Usnavi, and you probably have never heard of me ... ... and the film crew invites actors and actresses little known to the general public to take on the roles of the main characters of this story, in which screenwriter Kiara Alegria Hudez adapts the plot. seen on the big screen. In Neighborhoods New York, this group of actors embarks on a journey of these characters and expresses their Latin essence, their love for family and this neighborhood, that little strip of concrete in New York that is marked by dreams - sueñito s - as varied as it is perhaps where they deliver it in the most exciting way.
Good morning Usnove! Caliente pan, cafe con leche! wake up in this part of New York ... where everything seems impossible, and at the same time, much is possible, as we see throughout the film. Directed by John. M. Chu (Rot from the Rich) does the same thing for Next Door New York as he does for his other work, in terms of on-screen display, where he displays a keen eye and exquisitely when he tells the story to the fullest. visual and musical. In the New York City area, this is much more than a film adaptation of a play, it is a unique piece that offers incredibly impressive and grandiose passages that cover simple things like grilled bread in the morning, coffee with milk, or going to the pool during the summer. And what a summer! For these characters, this Washington Heights summer will be unforgettable ...
Everyone has a job, everyone has a dream ... And here we are transported into the world of this area, which at the same time sees itself surrounded by modernity and expansion, a phenomenon that we call gentrification, but which keeps the same people, humble people , from this community, who ultimately need to leave the region due to the rise in prices and social changes that the arrival of new people brings to the area.
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Photos - © 2021 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Hello piraga, how are you? As always, Mr. Usnawi ... who tells this story with his own eyes. We followed the owner of a grocery store Ousnawi (Anthony Ramos, excellent), who tells the children the story of how he lived in an area that was undergoing profound changes. Usnavi tells these children musically about his life and his dreams, where he came from, where he wants to go. And while we see a glimpse of his life in the future, we also see the story unfold as we see other characters are introduced to the public in an impassioned opening scene (In The Heights), and their stories are intertwined with the stories of our protagonist. ...
Two months ago, someone bought Orteg ... Our neighbors started packing and leaving ... and Ousnavi plans to return to the Dominican Republic, buy an old bar owned by his parents and live on the beach. To do this, he will need to leave his Abuela Claudia (Olga Merediz, who reprises her role in the Broadway musical), young Sonny (Gregory Diaz IV), who works as a grocer, his best friend Benny (Corey Hawkins) and, of course, his hobby Vanessa (Melissa Barrera, incredible) is a young woman who also dreams of leaving the area and going to Manhattan to pursue a career in the fashion industry. So, between one musical number and another, Huddes tells this story, this search for a better life that the characters want, and sings on screen.
Do not pay any attention to him, he is all in awe ... Because Nina got on the plane last night at 3 am! ... And not only Usnawi, Vanessa and Benny dream ... The film also shows the story of young Nina (Leslie Grace in her first film), who, after leaving the area and her relationship with Benny entered the college elite, returns to her father's house , Mr Rosario (Jimmy Smits). In Neighborhood New York, all the characters have their own highlights, they have their solos and their musical numbers, and that makes the film almost like a TV series, after all, it's 2 hours and 20 minutes long. But during all this time, Chu manages to delve into each of them. Even from the trio, from the neighboring hairdressers, cheerfully and widely Karla (Stephanie Beatrice), Daniela (Daphne Rubin-Vega) and Cook (Dasha Polanko) put on a show on their own.
In the New York area Courtesy of Warner Bros. Photos - © 2021 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Make it up, come to dinner tonight. There will be a lot of food ... both through songs, and on different musical styles, from hip-hop, pop, all the sounds and noises typical of Latin music, as well as a more dramatic kind of plot at the moment making the film "New York's Neighborhood" a movie that we feel like