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Like Water For Chocolate
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
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Primary Location: First Saw: On DVD Saw at/with: W/ Suzy on DVD
Rating: R Year: 1992 Category: Drama Romance
Director: Alfonso Arau Time: 105:00:00 min. Writer: Laura Esquivel

Reviews
Mine: Quite enjoyable. Love, sex and food combined, what could be better. I think it would have been better with more cooking and food. I wonder what the other 39m in the original are like. Still fun and touching.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Striking and sensuous film (from a novel by Laura Esquivel, the director's then-wife), set in the early part of the 20th century: a young woman's life is shaped first by her stern and unyielding mother, and more important, by the overwhelming power of cooking. Sumptuous fable--not without humor--with a good cast and a top-notch performance from lead actress Cavazos. Piquant, sometimes mystical, and enjoyably unpredictable. Original running time was 144m.
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Cast
Marco Leonardi as:
Pedra
Lumi Cavazos as:
Tita
Regina Torne as:
Mama Elena
Mario Ivan Martinez as:
Dr. John Brown
Ada Carrasco as:
Nacha
Yareli Arizmendi as:
Rosaura
Pilar Aranda as:
Chencha
Rodolfo Arias as:
Jaun