In Mexico, soccer is a passion
Lucha Libre is a way of life. Next to soccer, Lucha Libre (Mexican Wrestling is the most popular sport in Mexico and tens of thousands of fans avidly follow their favorite wrestlers. Lucja Libre: Life Behind the Mask is a film that explore the life of the Luchador, the man behind the mask, and the cultures and passion that drive this incredibly popular sport. The unique aspects of Lucha Libre are explored by intertwining four stories that span generations of wrestlers and fans. I) An older Luchador facing the end of his career, II) a current Luchador carrying on the tradition of his father, III) an unknown Luchador carrying on tradition of his father, IV) a young boy who hopes to continue the tradition of his father and grandfather in the sport. Through these stories we will experience the behind the scenes world of Lucha Libre and live the life of a Luchador.