The Book of Life

From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez comes an animated comedy, The Book of Life, with a unique visual style.

book of lifeIn the Mexican town of San Angel, Manolo, Maria and Joaquin have been friends ever since childhood.

Although their lives have taken different paths, Maria was sent to Europe, Joaquin joined the military, and Manolo studied to become a bullfighter, one thing remains the same: Manolo and Joaquin both want to marry Maria.

Little does the trio know that battling husband-and-wife deities have made a high-stakes wager on the love triangle’s outcome.

Manolo, who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

The Book of Life features the voices of Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Christina Applegate, and Ice Cube.

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