Manolo and the book of life is an animated film produced by Guillermo del Toro, on the day of the dead in Mexico.
The whole world consists of stories – and they are all gathered in a book: the book of life. But a history exudes from this especially out and begins precisely on the day of the dead, where the gateway between the worlds is opened and the ghosts can move freely back and forth.
This is also the story of Mary (originally spoken by Zoe) and Manolo, who seem made for each other. Initially but Manolo must convince the sweetheart of his feelings, because also the dashing Jaquin wooing the beautiful Maria. And it does not look bad for Manolo, because even if he is not a hero like Joaquin, he says but the language of love. Unfortunately for him, that in the realm of the dead, two spirits have completed a bet, who now get the feeling aggregate Marias. And as Joaquin stands to lose, in favour of Mary the spirit which has put on him, helps a little. This means death for Manolo, and so he finds himself in the so-called land of memory. His life he may be been robbed, but not his love for Mary: he goes to the two spirits, who are responsible for his fate. Manolo buyers is the opportunity to meet again with Mary should only succeed him, to cope with a series of dangerous tasks. Now, the hero of Manolo is needed…