THE BOOK OF LIFE (U)

WHO’S IN IT?

Diego Luna (Milk), Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy), Channing Tatum (21 Jump Street), Christina Applegate (Anchorman), Ice Cube (Friday), Kate del Castillo (Under The Same Moon), Ron Perlman (Hellboy), Cheech Marin (Cars), Héctor Elizondo (Chicago Hope), Plácido Domingo (Moulin Rouge), Ana de la Reguera (Nacho Libre), Eugenio Derbez (Jack and Jill), Gabriel Iglesias (Magic Mike), Danny Trejo (Machete)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Jorge R. Gutierrez (film debut), director, writer; Douglas Langdale (Happily N’Ever After), writer; Aaron Berger (film debut), Brad Booker (film debut), Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), Carina Schulze (film debut) and Aron Warner (Shrek), producers; Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain), composer; Steven Liu (The Lorax) and Ahren Shaw (film debut), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

A young man named Manolo (Luna) is in love with the beautiful Maria (Saldana), but must compete for her affections against the charming Joaquin (Tatum). Little do they know that two spirits (Castillo and Perlman) are betting on which suitor will ultimately win Maria’s heart, and when one sabotages the other’s chances it leads to Manolo being transported far from home. If he is to return to the human world and win the love of Maria, Manolo must venture through three fantastical realms with only his wit and courage to guide him…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Mega-producer Guillermo del Toro brings to the big screen a visually inventive and charming animated film with mythological and fantastical elements rolled into one to create an unforgettable experience.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2014

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