arrow
copy to clipboard

Frida

6.8
13,741
Ratings
Plugin not supported.
Original title
Frida
Year
Running time
120 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Clancy Sigal, Diane Lake, Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas (Book: Hayden Herrera)
Music
Elliot Goldenthal
Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto
Cast
, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Producer
Miramax
Genre
Drama | Biography. Disability. Painting. Gay & Lesbian
Synopsis / Plot
This film tells the true story of Mexican painter and 20th century icon Frida Kahlo (Hayek), focusing on her often rocky relationship with husband Diego Rivera (Molina), and their place in Mexican society. Included in the mix will be David Siqueiros (Banderas), Rivera's rival in the Mexican art world, Tina Modotti (Judd), a famed Italian photographer, and Nelson Rockefeller (Norton), who famously contracted Rivera to paint the lobby mural of Rockefeller Center, only to renege because it included a portrait of Lenin. Others in their social circle included Russian leader and refugee Leon Trotsky (Rush) (soon before Stalin had him assassinated there), muralist Jean Charlot, painter Pablo O'Higgins, composer Silvestre Revueltas, and photographer Edward Weston. In addition to being a great artist, Frida Kahlo was also a bisexual and a communist, struggling with an abusive husband, a life of wracking pain following a trolley accident, the amputation of a leg, and finally, drug and alcohol abuse that killed her at age 47.
Awards
2002: 2 Academy Awards: Best maquillaje, Original Soundtrack. 6 Nominations
2002: Golden Globes: Best Original Soundtrack. 2 Nominations
2002: BAFTA Awards: Best Make-up. 4 Nominations, including Best Actress (Hayek)
2002: Nominated for Golden Lion in el Venice Film Festival
2002: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2002: Critics' Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Hayek) and Supp. Actor (Molina)
2002: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actress (Hayek) and Supp. Actor (Molina)
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Ranking Lists Position
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to info@filmaffinity.com

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit: www.mpaa.org www.filmratings.com www.parentalguide.org
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2018 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark