Cinema Management Group adds 'Dia de Muertos' to sales slate (exclusive)

Screen | 1/20/2019 | Jeremy Kay
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Edward Noeltner’s Los Angeles-based Cinema Management Group (CMG) has picked up worldwide sales rights excluding Latin America to the Mexican CGI family animation Dia de Muertos.

The title from Guadalajara-based animation studio Metacube Technology and Entertainment (Sugar Skulls) is in post-production and scheduled for a wide theatrical release in Mexico through distribution powerhouse Videocine on November 2, coinciding with Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebrations.

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Ten-time Ariel Award-winning filmmaker Carlos Eduardo Gutierrez Medrano (2033, La Cuarta Compania) and Ariel Award-winning animation director Juan Jose Medina directed, and Estefani Gaona Gochicoa (La Princesa y el Caracol) served as producer.

Dia De Muertos follows a young orphan named Salma who is unable to honour her parents on the annual Day of the Dead celebrations because she cannot remember them, nor does she possess any mementos.

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When Salma’s two foster brothers, Jorge and Pedro, discover an ancient book of stories and spells that could be the missing link to her mysterious past, they embark on a journey to the afterlife with...
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