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Plot Summary

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, 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.

Cast: Diego Luna , Zoë Saldana , Channing Tatum , Ice Cube , Ron Perlman , Christina Applegate , Kate del Castillo , Cheech Marin

Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez

Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animated

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Book of Life (2014)

Release Date: October 17th, 2014

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