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.

  1. Laura Esquivel

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Alfonso Aráu


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Original Title Como agua para chocolate

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 17, 1993
    R, Theatrical (limited)
  • May 28, 1993
    R, Theatrical

Original Language Spanish

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $21,665,468.00

Homepage http://www.miramax.com/movie/like-water-for-chocolate/



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