Overview

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.

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  1. Laura Esquivel

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Alfonso Aráu

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Marco Leonardi

    Marco Leonardi

    Pedro Muzquiz

  2. Lumi Cavazos

    Lumi Cavazos

    Tita

  3. Regina Torné

    Regina Torné

    Elena

  4. Ada Carrasco

    Ada Carrasco

    Nacha

  5. Mario Iván Martínez

    Mario Iván Martínez

    Doctor John Brown

  6. CM

    Claudette Maillé

    Gertrudis

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Original Title Como agua para chocolate

Status Released

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/

Release Information

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

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