Vlasta Pospíšilová was a Czech animator, director and screenwriter.
As an animator, she became famous for her work on Jan Werich’s fairy tales Fimfárum Jana Wericha (2002).
Orlando Julius was a Nigerian composer, saxophonist, singer, and songwriter, known for compositions as “Ashiko” (1975 or earlier).
His voice and text “kawa oma ranti, ranti ile o, isedale baba awa” [we will always remember the roots of our parents] is featured on “Going Back to My Roots” (1977) by Lamont Dozier.
Letizia Battaglia was an Italian photographer whose photos documented Sicilian life, but especially the Sicilian Mafia.
Charnett Moffett (1967 – 2022) was an American musician playing bass in the jazz idiom on such albums as Ask the Ages (1991).
In the film, the spoiled son of the business magnate asks for a human as a plaything.
In the scene above, the father enters a house and makes an exuberant offer to buy the house if its owners pack their bags ans leave immediately.
This happened in 2018 but I’ve only just found out.
Norman Gimbel was an American lyricist of popular songs, television and movie themes known for the lyrics of such songs as “¿Quién será?” (1953), “Meditation” (1961), “How Insensitive” (1963), “Água de Beber” (1963), “Summer Samba” (1964), “The Girl from Ipanema” (1964) and “Killing Me Softly with His Song” (1972).