Pinocchio 2022 is a movie directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson. The movie is rated with a PG which suggests children might find it scary. PG is entitled to a movie when there is a suggestion of Parental Guidance and children are not advised to watch it alone.
Pinocchio 2022 review for children suggests that It is because the movies ranked so would be containing materials that might not be suitable for kids to watch, especially when their emotional intelligence and conscience are in a developing stage.
The 2022 movie is having a PG rating because of certain moments that have horror elements as well as some language followed in it and the inclusion of rude materials. The movie was rated PG by the MPAA film rating guide.
Netflix announced Pinocchio in 2020 and is described as a movie in the genre of stop-motion musicals. This movie adaptation is reportedly inspired by the original design for Pinocchio by Steven Soenkson who is popular as Gris Grimly which is his pen name.
Pinocchio 2022 review IMDB says that the movie contains scenes that might be creepy and chilling for children aged 8 to 9 and below. Reportedly there is a scene that shows dark shadowy creatures and a scene that shows a harrowing whale chase.
The storyline is also included behaviors of abusive nature, the practice of slavery, and the conduct of kidnaps which kids, as well as adults, might find disturbing.
The movie stars the artists Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Gregory Mann, John Turturro, Finn Wolfhard, Christoph Waltz, Burn Gorman, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Ron Perlman, and Tim Blake Nelson.
Gregory Mann is cast as Pinocchio and David Bradley is cast as Geppeto. It is made under a budget of 35 million USD.
The movie is produced by Netflix Animation, The Jim Henson Company, ShadowMachine, and Double Dare You! Productions and distributed by Netflix.
While Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robbins have written the story, the screenplay is by del Toro himself and Patrick McHale. The movie is produced by del Toro along with Lisa Henson, Corey Campodonico, Gary Ungar, and Alexander Bulkley.
Frank Passingham is the cinematographer and Ken Schretzmann is the editor. The music composer is Alexandre Desplat, a two-time winner of the Academy Awards.
The film has received accolades including the Best Original Score in an Animated Film in the category of Hollywood Music in Media Awards.
Guillermo del Toro is accredited as the master of horror projects and dark films considering his other movies including Pan’s Labyrinth and the series Cabinet of Curiosities by Netflix.
As per Pinocchio 2022 review on Rotten Tomatoes, the story is set in Italy in the 1930s, which was quite fascistic and turbulent, similar portrayals would be present in the movie as well. It would not be as cute, attractive, and colorful as the other movies usually by Disney.
The Italy of the 1930s was filled with violence, death, war, and disorder and the movie is reportedly following the original storyline that was written in the form of a novel by an Italian writer.
Pinocchio is a fictional character created by Carlo Collodi, an Italian writer. Pinocchio is a leading character in the genre of children’s fiction. Pinocchio is a wooden marionette made by Geppetto. Geppetto is a carpenter and wood carver who lives in the village of Tuscan. Geppetto makes a wooden child because he had lost his real son to World War 1.
The character of Pinocchio is popular among all cultures for the fact his nose grows every time he tells a lie. The character of Geppetto is considered the father of Pinocchio. Collodi in his book refers to him, Pinocchio, as a ragamuffin and confirmed rogue.
Pinocchio 2022 was premiered at the BFI London Film Festival earlier in October 2022 and released on Netflix for streaming on December 9. Del Toro announced the movie in 2008 to be released either in 2013 or in 2014.
Pinocchio is the last movie in the trilogy of del Toro. He had begun his trilogy in 2001 with The Devil’s Backbone. The second one in a row to the trilogy was in 2006 and it was the movie Pan’s Labyrinth.