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The film is based around the Madrigals, an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto. Every member of the family has been bestowed their own unique gift, except Mirabel.

The hard work that went into this film is evident, and there’s no doubt that directors and writers Byron Howard, Charise Castro Smith and Jared Bush really brought their phenomenal vision to life. And of course, no Disney movie is complete without magical musical numbers, and Encanto had the very best on their side with Hamilton writer Lin–Manuel Miranda.

“We started with this idea about telling a story about an extended family because it’s something we haven’t really done at Disney. We typically focus on a small number of characters, but A lot of us, when we got together at the beginning of this film five years ago, talked about our large, extended families,” Byron Howard told POPSUGAR Australia.

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