By www.bellevillerendezvous.com | June 19, 2012
Jazz is not a conventionally popular form of music anymore. However, many people still listen to and love the smooth sounds of jazz. The Triplets of Belleville revisits the magic of the jazz era and introduces many young audiences to the music for the first time. The movie centers on a grandmother trying to find her kidnapped grandson with the help of a dog and the old singing group called the Triplets of Belleville. The critically acclaimed movie is heavily influenced by the sounds and people associated with jazz. Confused? Here‘s a little help .
Many jazz favorites like Fred Astaire, Josephine Baker and Glenn Gould have characters based off them in the movie. This sets the proper atmosphere and gives the film a unique vibe. The jazz theme is continued as the Triplets of Belleville are an old singing group who play the melodious music and help find the kidnapped grandson.
This movie is great for jazz enthusiasts or anyone who wants to educate their children about the world of jazz. The movie is entertaining and interesting, so children will not notice that they are getting a musical education. Jazz may not be present in mainstream culture often, but there is still a healthy appetite for the music.
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