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Like Water for Chocolate (movie)

7 Ratings: 2.3
A movie based on a book of the same name.

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Tags: Movies, Romance Movies, Foreign Films, Romance, Spanish, Laura Esquivel
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about Like Water for Chocolate (movie)
Quick Tip by . April 05, 2010
posted in Reel Overseas
I was hoping for a sexy film about cooking, but wound up with a pretentious & cliche dramedy with little to offer...
review by . November 18, 2009
My best mexican movie is a perfect film of the life in the mexican revolutionary times. This film is a good script about the impossible love between two persons in the greedy Mexican society  something like when other person doesn't allow the passion in this romance. Good mexican cuisine and broken love are present in this filming, the problems in a family mexican are show like a therapy of black humor. Beautiful woman and handsome man are a mixture of a good love scene. …
review by . December 11, 2008
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The story opens on a Mexican rancho in 1910, as Tita is being born. Her harsh mother proclaims that the child will remain at home all her life and never marry, and Tita is relegated to the kitchen. When she grows up, Tita falls in love with handsome Pedro; he cannot marry her so he marries her sister just to be close to his beloved, who is now the family cook.     I know this was a favorite of the critics when it came out, so I can only assume that something was lost in the translation …
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