Who plays the tour guide in book of life?

Who plays the tour guide in book of life?

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  • Manolo standing up to a giant living statue in the Land of the Forgotten. When the statue tries to crush him with its sword, the sword shatters around him as though hitting a force field.
    • Made more awesome by the fact that the statue judges all who crosses the border between the Land of the Remembered and the Land of the Forgotten, and the sword shatters because Manolo's soul is stronger than it. (This is Arguably because in childhood La Muerte blessed him with a heart that will always be pure and courageous...but he was already that way when she said that).
    • Before meeting the statue, Manolo has to pass the statue's test - a giant labyrinth that tilts in any direction with three giant stone balls threatening to crush all who run the labyrinth. Manolo passes this by using his bullfighting skills to avoid getting crushed.
  • During the climax, Chakal holds Maria hostage, and forces Joaquin and Manolo to surrender if they don't want her hurt. Roughly two minutes later, Maria flipkicks Chakal, a guy who’s probably about twenty feet tall and proceeded to pull off a perfect landing. And mentions to Manolo and Joaquin that she learned kung-fu during her travels. Manolo can't help but smile at the sight.
  • Young Manolo subduing the boar early on in the film.
  • La Muerte’s sheer fury when Manolo tells her about Xibalba’s cheating. The goddess gets so mad she glows brighter than the sun.
  • Manolo's fight against a horde of large demonic skeletal bulls in a fiery arena. All the bulls merge to form a giant demonic skeletal bull that sets itself on fire and represents the rage of every bull his ancestors killed, and he has to kill that bull if he wants to survive and get his life back. Does he kill it? No. He sings a song asking for forgiveness. He wins. Even Xibalba is impressed.
  • Maria gets a small but significant one when she tells Manolo that it'll take more than just a Grand Romantic Gesture to win her over.
    • Earlier, her shutting down the sexist soldiers at the party.
      • Joaquin also get a moment after Maria does her moment of awesome in this scene by punching one of his sexist soldier lackies for making an inappropriate comment about Maria. Plus, he doesn't act like misogynistic asshole and try to defend himself, and just listens to Maria's shutdown of his attitude.
  • Manolo gets right up in Xibalba's face when he realizes that he cheated and tricked him. Xibalba tries to imtimidate Manolo with an impressive speech and by towering over him, and Manolo refuses to let the god intimidate him. Even after Xibalba tosses him across the room, Manolo's not cowed.
  • When Manolo is granted life once again by La Muerte and Xibalba, shooting him up from the Land of the Remembered back to the living world. He smashes through the ground, right before Chakal and the townspeople of San Angel, then takes the chance to give Maria The Big Damn Kiss, and not even letting Chakal ruin the moment.
  • Manolo and Maria vs Chakal. With a Fastball Special (and a big-ass bell).
  • Manolo and all of the deceased Sanchez demonstrate they're a bad ass family.
    • Made possible by La Muerte and Xibalba using the "leeway" they have on Day of the Dead to bring the Sanchez ancestors back to defend their home.
  • Carlos's Dying Moment of Awesome
    • Note that when he hears the army is coming, he doesn't flinch, doesn't hesitate. He draws his swords and says "Who wants to go first?" When Chakal steps forward, he doesn't step back.
  • Carmen Sanchez slapping Xibalba. Three times.
    • Bonus points to La Muerte for levitating Carmen to do so.
  • The Sanchez Ancestors filling in as The Cavalry near the climax.
  • The fact that the Adelita twins fought and won a revolution.
  • Though not exactly a heroic or good moment, Xibalba manages to find Manolo's greatest fear just by looking him straight in the eyes.
  • La Muerte's Skyward Scream after she found out Xibalba cheated. Crosses into Nightmare Fuel territory, but still pretty awesome, nonetheless.
  • Mary-Beth managing to dodge the spitballs from the Detention Kids. With just a tour guide sign. Though, that's not surprising, considering she's really La Muerte in disguise.
  • Manolo's first bullfight at nine. He makes it look so. Easy.
  • Joaquin's intended Heroic Sacrifice.
  • Maria's Rousing Speech to the town when Chakal arrives.
  • The brief moment in which the town Priest grabs a hold of the Medal of Everlasting Life and proceeds to unleash Seven kinds of Hell upon the Chakal men with wrestling moves (including a mask).
  • Just about any moment that La Muerte calls out Xibalba for his malicious and selfish ways. It's so satisfying and hilarious at the same time.
  • Maria effortlessly stopping a fight, albeit a playful one, between Manolo and Joaquin.

Word of God

  • Word of God confirms that Carmen died saving baby Manolo from the war.
  • According to Gutierrez, Scardelita (one of Manolo's cousin who won in the war), lost her eye (and possibly her life) taking a bullet for her sister.
  • Crosses as Heartwarming, Joaquin being willing to put a halt on his own wedding when it was clear Maria was being forced into it. Actually, Joaquin in general since while certainly flawed he does subvert a lot of nasty tropes that his character archetype typically has.

What is the job of a tour guide?

A tour guide is a professional, who serves tourists for commentary making, normal assisting, providing information etc. A tour guide guides in the language of tourists. His basic job is to know the place, attraction and deliver the same to the client in his language according to his intellectual level.

Who is the director of the Book of life?

In 2014 director Jorge R. Gutierrez and producer Guillermo del Toro collaborated on 3D fantasy adventure The Book of Life. The film follows a bullfighter who embarks on an afterlife adventure in order to get back to the Land of the Living and reunite with the woman he loves.

Who is Mary Beth in the Book of life?

Mary Beth is a museum tour guide and a supporting character in The Book of Life, who narrates the life story of Manolo's adventure and journey to a group of young kids who visited museum. She is later revealed to be a human disguise for La Muerte .

What are the reviews of the Book of life?

The Book of Life also has a voice cast that included many Mexican and Latino actors. The Book Of Life received mostly positive reviews, praising its animation style but criticizing the story, with some claiming it failed to update a folkloric story for modern audiences.

Who is the tour guide book of life?

Mary Beth is a museum tour guide and a supporting character in The Book of Life, who narrates the life story of Manolo's adventure and journey to a group of young kids who visited museum.

Who is the Security Guide in The Book of Life?

Appearance. Guicho wears a normal security guard uniform. He has a white beard and mustache (besides sideburns), brown eyes and a big crooked nose.

Are xibalba and La Muerte married?

Xibalba. Xibalba is La Muerte's husband. They have a complicated relationship due to their different beliefs and the completely different, opposite antagonistic kingdoms, lands and realms they rule. La Muerte believes that humankind is completely good, true and pure.

Who is xibalba in book of life?

Xibalba is the central antagonist of the 2014 computer-animated film The Book of Life. He first entered the plot of the film when he and his wife La Muerte made a bet concerning which of the mortals, Manolo Sanchez or Joaquín Mondragon would marry Maria Posada.