Like Water For Chocolate

$21m

DBO
15 1992 105 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

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.

Credits

Awards

1993 Golden Globes

Nominated

  • Best Foreign Language Film

Featured Clips

Like Water For Chocolate - Emotional Intoxication

Like Water For Chocolate - Emotional Intoxication

Tita's strong emotions have a lasting affect on those around her. Mama Elena (Regina Torne), Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Rosaura (Yareli Arizmendi), Pedro (Marco Lenonardi)

Like Water for Chocolate - The Woman I Love

Like Water for Chocolate - The Woman I Love

On the wedding day, Pedro confesses the real reason why he married her sister. In this scene: Pedro (Marco Leonardi), Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Mama Elena (Regina Torne)

Like Water for Chocolate - Burn Like A Candle

Like Water for Chocolate - Burn Like A Candle

Dr. John Brown shares an ancient story with Tita. In this scene: Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Dr. John Brown (Mario Ivan Martinez)

Like Water for Chocolate - My Love Forever

Like Water for Chocolate - My Love Forever

Pedro confesses his love to Tita. In this scene: Pedro (Marco Leonardi), Tita (Lumi Cavazos)

Like Water for Chocolate - The Doctor's Proposal

Like Water for Chocolate - The Doctor's Proposal

Just as Tita makes it clear that she will never return to her mother, tragedy strikes the ranch. In this scene: Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Dr. John Brown (Mario Ivan Martinez), Chencha (Pilar Aranda)

Like Water for Chocolate - A Caretaker

Like Water for Chocolate - A Caretaker

Dr. John Brown takes Tita away to care for her in Texas. In this scene: Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Dr. John Brown (Mario Ivan Martinez)

Like Water for Chocolate - Moving Away

Like Water for Chocolate - Moving Away

As Tita attends to her nephew, she overhears her mother's intentions for Pedro and Rosaura. In this scene: Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Rosaura (Yareli Arizmendi), Mama Elena (Regina Torne)

Like Water for Chocolate - Pedro Getting Married

Like Water for Chocolate - Pedro Getting Married

Devastated by Pedro's upcoming wedding, Nacha reassures Tita of his true feelings. In this scene: Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Nacha (Ada Carrasco)

Like Water for Chocolate - Sensitive to Onions

Like Water for Chocolate - Sensitive to Onions

Sensitive to food, Tita was born when her mother was chopping onions. In this scene: Mama Elena (Regina Torne), Juan (Rodolfo Arias)

Like Water for Chocolate - Overcome With Passion

Like Water for Chocolate - Overcome With Passion

Tita places all her passion for Pedro into a meal of rose petals, which has a surprising effect on Gertrudis. In this scene: Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Mama Elena (Regina Torne)

Now Playing: Like Water For Chocolate - Emotional Intoxication
Starring: Regina Torne, Lumi Cavazos, Yareli Arizmendi, Marco Lenonardi

Tita's strong emotions have a lasting affect on those around her. Mama Elena (Regina Torne), Tita (Lumi Cavazos), Rosaura (Yareli Arizmendi), Pedro (Marco Lenonardi)