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Walt & El Grupo

Rating:PG (for historical smoking)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:September 9, 2009
Running time:106 minutes
Cast:Janet Lansburgh
Director:Theodore Thomas
Producer:Kuniko Okubo
Writer:Theodore Thomas
Distributor:Walt Disney Pictures

Web Site: http://waltandelgrupo.com/

Description: For ten weeks in 1941, Walt Disney, his wife Lilly, and 16 colleagues from his studio visited nations in Latin America to gather story material for a series of films with South American themes. The feature documentary film "Walt & El Grupo" uses this framing device to explore inter-American relations, provide a rare glimpse into the artists who were part of the magic of Disney's "golden age", and give an unprecedented look at the 39-year-old Walt Disney during one of the most challenging times of his entire life.

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