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The Book of Life

The Book of Life - Funny, Cute and Festive Halloween-Themed Film

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 10.29.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Just in time for Halloween comes this new animated feature by producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez. In a unique visual style, The Book of Life reveals the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart.

Islam, Death and The Book of Life

Aamir Hussain | Posted 12.21.2014 | Religion
Aamir Hussain

I never thought that a children's film about a Mexican holiday would motivate me to delve deeper into my own religious background and my views on death.

What A Film About The Day Of The Dead Can Teach Kids About Living

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 10.22.2014 | Latino Voices

"The Book Of Life" is all about the Day of the Dead but it will make audiences feel very alive. The animated film tells the story of Maria, Joaquin...

The Book of Life Director Made Me Laugh -- and Cry

Nell Minow | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Nell Minow

The first time I met animator Jorge Gutierrez, director of the dazzling new animated musical film The Book of Life, he made me laugh. I interviewed him at San Diego Comic-Con in 2009 about his new animated series on Nickelodeon, El Tigre.

Watch How 'The Book Of Life' Animates Mexico's Day Of The Dead

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.02.2014 | Latino Voices

The world of the dead will soon come alive in “The Book of Life.” The trailer for the upcoming 3-D animated film from Mexican director Jorge ...