U.S., 2014, 95 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Jorge R. Gutierrez, Rated PG, 20th Century Studios
"The vibrant animated feature The Book of Life is a cheeky celebration of Mexican folklore with a solid cast, an irreverent sensibility and gorgeous visuals." —Michael Ordoña, San Francisco Chronicle
"Overflowing with hyperactive charm and a spectacular sea of colors, The Book of Life showcases some of the most breathtaking animation we've seen this decade." —Marc Snetiker, Etnertainment Weekly
From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez comes an animated comedy with a unique visual style. The Book of Life is the journey of Manolo (Diego Luna), a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, The Book of Life encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future.
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