Feature-length documentary Mucho Mucho Amor, which follows the life of legendary astrologer Walter Mercado, is coming to Netflix.
The film will have its world premiere in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24 and premiere on Netflix this summer.
Directed by Cristina Costantini and Kareem Tabsch, the film, titled Mucho Mucho Amor, will go deep into the iconic astrologer’s life and legacy. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eugenio Derbez and Raul De Molina are featured On-Screen talent as they remember the Puerto Rican astrologer, actor, dancer, and writer.
“Every day for decades, Walter Mercado — the iconic, gender non-conforming astrologer — mesmerized 120 million Latino viewers with his extravagance and positivity. Then he vanished from the public eye” – the film’s logline reads
Award-winning documentarians Cristina Costantini (Science Fair) and Kareem Tabsch (The Last Resort) direct MUCHO MUCHO AMOR, produced by Alex Fumero (I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson).
The beloved astrologer died on 2 November 2019 at the Auxilio Mutuo Hospital in San Juan. He was 87 years old.
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