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Like Water for Chocolate

When Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking -- and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares.

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It gains the poignancy of an old story that is already over, so that the romance takes on a kind of grandeur. 

Tita is passionately in love with Pedro, but her controlling mother forbids her from marrying him. When Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares, infecting all who eat it with her intense heartbreak.

Director
Alfonso Arau
Cast
Marco LeonardiLumi CavazosRegina TornéAda CarrascoMario Iván MartínezClaudette MailléYareli ArizmendiJoaquin GarridoPilar ArandaRodolfo AriasMargarita IsabelFarnesio de Bernal
Genres
Drama, Romance
Country
Mexico
Language
English, Spanish
Available
Jan 1 2018

It gains the poignancy of an old story that is already over, so that the romance takes on a kind of grandeur.