The Book of Life 2014 info:-
The Book of Life 2014 bedazzles your eyes and buoys your spirits as it treads upon themes most commonly associated with the macabre universe of Tim Burton.
But instead of being gaga for ghoulishness, this Mexican fiesta of animated splendor is packed with visual delights far more sunny than sinister as they burst forth as if flung from an over-packed piñata.
A collaboration between fledgling Reel FX Creative Studios and 20th Century Fox, “The Book of Life” is a rare cartoon feature that doesn’t just deserve to be seen in 3-D, but practically demands it. Complementing the eye candy is a quirkily eclectic soundtrack.
including catchy new songs by award-winning score writer Gustavo Santaolalla and Paul Williams of “The Rainbow Connection” fame, and a wide-ranging voice cast. If you always wanted to hear opera great Placido Domingo sing “Cielto Lindo” and its “ay-yai-yai-yai” refrain as if it were Verdi, here is your chance.
That said, the basics of this fantastical fable, whose ingenious puppet-like character designs draw upon the familiar wooden folk-art figures associated with the annual celebration of The Day of the Dead, are somewhat overly familiar despite all the rich cultural references that spice up the proceedings.
The Book of Life 2014 Plot:-
Mary Beth, a museum tour guide, takes a group of school detention students on a secret museum tour, telling them, with wooden figures, the story of a Mexican town called San Angel from the Book of Life, holding every story in the world.
On the Day of the Dead, La Muerte, ruler of the Land of the Remembered, and Xibalba, ruler of the Land of the Forgotten, see Manolo Sánchez and Joaquín Mondragon competing over María Posada. They strike a wager, The Book of Life 2014.
if María marries Manolo, Xibalba will no longer interfere in mortal affairs, but if she marries Joaquín, La Muerte and Xibalba will swap realms. However, Xibalba cheats by giving Joaquín his Medal of Everlasting Life, The Book of Life 2014 which grants the wearer invincibility.
One day, María is sent to Spain to become a more suitable woman after freeing animals from a chophouse. The Book of Life 2014 Then years later, the day María returns to San Angel,
Joaquín has become a hero with the Medal’s aid, but Manolo’s musical aspirations are suppressed by his father Carlos, who trains him to be a bullfighter in their family tradition.
At Manolo’s first bullfight he defeats the bull but refuses to kill it, dismaying Carlos and the crowd but impressing María. The Book of Life 2014 That night, María is pressured by her father and mayor, General Ramiro Posada, to marry Joaquín for his protection from the Bandit King Chakal.
María and Manolo both profess their love before dawn but are interrupted when Xibalba sends his dual-headed snake staff, who bites her and sends her into a coma.
Devastated by María’s apparent death, Manolo allows Xibalba to kill him, believing he will be reunited with María in death. Please See More Information…………..
The Book of Life 2014 Voice cast:-
- Diego Luna as Manolo Sánchez
- Emil-Bastien Bouffard as a young Manolo
- Joe Matthews as young Manolo’s singing voice
- Zoe Saldana as María Posada
- Genesis Ochoa as a young María
- Channing Tatum as Joaquín Mondragon Jr
- Elias Garza as a young Joaquín
- Ice Cube as the Candle Maker
- Ron Perlman as Xibalba
- Kate del Castillo as La Muerte
- Christina Applegate as Mary Beth
- Tonita Castro as La Muerte disguised as an old woman.
- Héctor Elizondo as Carlos Sánchez
- Ana de la Reguera as Carmen Sánchez
- Danny Trejo as Luis Sánchez
The Book of Life 2014 Production:-
The Book of Life was originally optioned by DreamWorks Animation in 2007 but never went beyond development because of “creative differences”. The Book of Life 2014 From there the film went to Reel FX, with 20th Century Fox handling distribution rights.
The film was initially given a release date of October 10, 2014; however, The Book of Life 2014 was eventually moved back by a week. On October 16, 2013, it was announced that Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, and Christina Applegate would star as voice actors in the film.
Jorge Gutierrez, co-creator of Nickelodeon’s El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, wanted to make the final animation looks like the concept artwork saying: “I saw every single one that comes out and my biggest heartbreak is that I see all this glorious art, and then the movie doesn’t look like that!