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Like Water for Chocolate

6.9
30,120
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Original title
Como agua para chocolate
Year
Running time
105 min.
Country
Mexico Mexico
Director
Screenwriter
Laura Esquivel (Novel: Laura Esquivel)
Music
Leo Brouwer
Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki, Steven Bernstein
Cast
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Producer
Arau Films Internacional / IMCINE
Genre
Drama. Romance. Comedy | Melodrama. Romantic Comedy. Magic Realism. Teen/coming-of-age. Cooking. 1910s
Synopsis / Plot
The passionate Tita (Lumi Cavazos) is in love with Pedro (Marco Leonardi), but her controlling mother (Regina Torne) forbids her from marrying him. When Pedro instead marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking – and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares.
Awards
1991: Ariel Awards: 10 Awards including Best Film and Director. 14 Nominations
1992: Golden Globes: Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
1993: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
1993: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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