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Like Water for Chocolate

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Original title
Como agua para chocolate
Running time
105 min.
Mexico Mexico
Laura Esquivel (Novel: Laura Esquivel)
Leo Brouwer
Emmanuel Lubezki, Steven Bernstein
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Arau Films Internacional / IMCINE
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.
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
1993: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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