Like Water for Chocolate
- Original title
Como agua para chocolate
- Running time
- 105 min.
Laura Esquivel (Novel: Laura Esquivel)
Emmanuel Lubezki, Steven Bernstein
Mario Iván Martínez,
Farnersio de Bernal,
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.
: Ariel Awards: 10 Awards including Best Film and Director. 14 Nominations
: Golden Globes: Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1993: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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