CANTINFLAS: On DVD, Digital HD & On Demand Dec. 2nd!

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"CANTINFLAS: On DVD, Digital HD & On Demand Dec. 2nd!"

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Illuminating Biopic of Iconic Comedian Arrives on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand December 2nd from Lionsgate Home Entertainment

The untold story of Mexico’s greatest and most beloved comic film star comes to life when Cantinflas charms the world on DVD (plus Digital), Digital HD and On Demand December 2nd from Pantelion and Lionsgate Home Entertainment. In the most successful Hispanic film of the summer, the true story of Mario “Cantinflas” Moreno is brought to vivid life. Nicknamed “The Charlie Chaplin of Mexico,” Cantinflas tries his hand at a number of odd jobs including boxing and bullfighting, finally stumbling to success in small-town bars and theaters. His improvisational quirks and fearlessness send him to the global stage where he becomes a beloved, comedic fixture. Mexico’s official submission for the 2014 Academy Award®’s Best Foreign Language Film category, Cantinflas stars Óscar Jaenada (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides) accompanied by the talents of Michael Imperioli (HBO’s “The Sopranos”), Ilse Salas (Güeros), Luis Gerardo Méndez (The Noble Family) and Gabriela de la Garza (Dragonball: Evolution), along with Adal Ramones (Saving Private Perez) and Bárbara Mori (La Mujer de Mi Hermano). Cantinflas is a unique tale of one man’s journey from modest beginnings to superstardom.

In Cantinflas, the true story of Mexico’s greatest and most beloved comedy film star is told for the first time. From his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood, Cantinflas became famous around the world – one joke at a time. Relive the laughter that has charmed generations.

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Directed by Sebastián del Amo (The Fantástic World of Juan Orol), the Cantinflas DVD includes a behind-the-scenes featurette titled “Cantinflas: From Mexico to the Big Screen,” and will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.

“Cantinflas: From Mexico to the Big Screen” featurette

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