Directed by two-time Academy Award®-winner Pete Docter, co-directed by Kemp Powers and produced by Academy Award®-nominee Dana Murray.
Ever wonder where your passion, your dreams and your interests come from? What is it that makes you... YOU? Pixar Animation Studios will take you on a journey from the streets of New York City to the cosmic realms to discover the answers to life’s most important questions.
“Soul” introduces Joe Gardner voiced by Jamie Foxx, a school band teacher whose true passion is playing jazz. In the film, just when Joe thinks his dream might be in reach, a single unexpected step sends him to a fantastical place where he’s forced to think again about what it truly means to have soul. That’s where he meets and ultimately teams up with 22 voiced by Tina Fey, a soul who doesn’t think life on Earth is all it’s cracked up to be.
Joe Gardner is a school band teacher whose life hasn’t gone the way he expected. When he finds himself in another realm helping someone else find their passion, he discovers what it truly means to have soul.
Joe finds himself in The Great Before—a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22, to show her what’s great about living.