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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. Written by
20th Century Fox
Just before Manolo begins his first bullfight, his father, Carlos arms him with two swords on his back. However, when Manolo enters the ring and fights the bull, his swords disappear and his father later provides him another sword and prompting him to kill the bull. See more »
So, my father tells me you hate bullfighters.
I hate everybody.
[Draws his swords]
Well then, let's do this.
You and what army?
[Manolo's decreased family suddenly appears]
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Book of life is one of the most colorful and original set designs I have every seen in an animated movie, especially in that is CGI animation.
This movie toke a real surrealistic style to the character design in order to pay homage to Mexican culture.
It's a classic fairy tale being told in a story within a story manner, with a museum tour guide telling a group of kids a fairy tale of three children who lives will effect the center of the universe, aka Mexico, when Gods gamble on what type of people they would be as adults.
Although as a semi-musical, the Glee approach in mixing in original content with contemporary hits kind of lessened the originality of the flick, but as a whole the movie was quite entertaining.
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