The second TelevisaUnivision film from Salma Hayek Pinault’s Ventanarosa Productions will get its world premiere on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant.
El Sabor de la Navidad (working title A Merry Mexican Christmas) will bow Sept. 13 as a part of TIFF’s particular displays program earlier than changing into accessible on the Spanish-language streaming platform ViX in November.
Within the custom of many vacation classics, El Sabor de la Navidad will comply with three storylines that inevitably converge within the third act. All set in Mexico Metropolis throughout Christmastime, the primary story follows an estranged daughter searching for reconciliation along with her household; the second spotlights two rival Santa Clauses in Alameda Central Park; and the third includes a lonely chef who cooks Christmas dinners for different households catching emotions for her assistant.
The romantic comedy stars Mariana Treviño (A Man Known as Otto, Home of Flowers), Andrés Almeida (Y tu mamá también, Ana), Armando Hernández (Blood of My Blood, Amar te Duele), Juan Carlos Medellín (Whiskey Cavalier, El Colapso), Mónica Dionne (The Arrival, The Wind of Concern) and Marco Treviño (Narcos: Mexico, Danyka). It was written by Jose Tamez, who produces underneath Ventanarosa alongside Hayek Pinault, with Lemon Studios’ Erica Sánchez additionally producing. Alejandro Lozano directed.
In February 2022, Ventanarosa inked a first-look cope with TelevisaUnivision to supply Spanish-language authentic motion pictures for the Mexican-American media firm’s streaming service ViX. The primary movie underneath that pact, Quiero tu Vida, premiered this Could.
See unique first-look photographs from El Sabor de la Navidad under.