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Like Water for Chocolate (1992) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Alfonso Arau

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Laura Esquivel ... (novel)
Laura Esquivel ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Regina Torné ...
Mamá Elena
Mario Iván Martínez ...
Doctor John Brown
Ada Carrasco ...
Nacha
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Rosaura
Claudette Maillé ...
Gertrudis
Pilar Aranda ...
Chencha
Farnesio de Bernal ...
Cura
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Sargento Treviño
Rodolfo Arias ...
Juan Alejándrez
Margarita Isabel ...
Paquita Lobo
Sandra Arau ...
Esperanza Muzquiz
Andrés García Jr. ...
Alex Brown
Regino Herrera ...
Nicolás
Genaro Aguirre ...
Rosalio
David Ostrosky ...
Juan de la Garza
Brígida Alexander ...
Tía Mary
Amado Ramírez ...
Padre de Pedro
Arcelia Ramírez ...
Bisnieta
Socorro Rodríguez ...
Amiga de Paquita
Rafael García Zuazua ...
Padrino
Rafael García Zuazua Jr. ...
Alex de niño (as Rafael Garcia Z Jr.)
Edurne Ballesteros ...
Tita de adolescente
Melisa Mares ...
Rosaura de niña
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Rosaura de adolescente
Natalia De la Fuente ...
Gertrudis de niña
Beatriz Elías ...
Gertrudis de adolescente
Rodolfo Mejía ...
...
Primer vigilante (as Ricardo Mendoza)
Jaime R. Rodríguez ...
Maestro masón
Osvaldo Martínez ...
Maestro masón
Javier Mares ...
Maestro masón
Miguel Mares ...
Maestro masón
Jorge Vizales ...
Maestro masón
Orquesta De R. Lombra ...
Musicians
Artemio Cruz ...
Juan Alejandrez's Assistant
Simon ...
Pulque
Chester ...
Tequila
Melisa Nickliff ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Mary Beth Awyer ...
Guest at John Brown's House
David McKinney ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Ryan Manti ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Bo Hatch ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Alfredo P. De Tejada ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Gabriela P. De Tejada ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Stacey Ashabranner ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Teresa Ross ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Susana Garcia C. ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Billy Jagnes ...
Guest at John Brown's House
K. Wickliff ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Fune Kohlman ...
Guest at John Brown's House
Hayde J. Rodriguez ...
Soldier
Maria H. Pineda ...
Soldier
Estela Lopez R. ...
Soldier
Lorena Villarreal ...
Soldier
Indira Sánchez ...
Soldier (as Indira Sanchez)
Sonia Ruiz ...
Soldier
Maria R. Flores ...
Soldier
Lizet Martinez ...
Soldier
Victor M. Gomez ...
Government Troop
Jose F. Lopez ...
Government Troop
Roberto Díaz ...
Government Troop (as Roberto Diaz)
Juan A. Ramos ...
Government Troop
Jaime J. Maartinez ...
Government Troop
Teodoro Bastida ...
Revolutionary
Jesus Aguilar ...
Revolutionary
Max Geturino ...
Revolutionary
Angel Sierra ...
Revolutionary
Francisco Romero ...
Revolutionary
Luis A. Muñoz ...
Revolutionary
José Miguel García ...
Revolutionary (as Jose M. Garcia)
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Revolutionary
Jose A. Hernandez ...
Revolutionary
Rogelio Cornejo ...
Revolutionary
Juan Murillo ...
Revolutionary
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Produced by 

Alfonso Arau ... producer
Emilia Arau ... line producer
Óscar Castillo ... executive producer

Music by 

Leo Brouwer

Cinematography by 

Steven Bernstein
Emmanuel Lubezki

Film Editing by 

Carlos Bolado
Francisco Chiu

Casting By 

Liza Willert ... (dubbing)

Production Design by 

Marco Antonio Arteaga
Emilio Mendoza
Denise Pizzini

Art Direction by 

Ricardo M. Kaplan

Costume Design by 

Carlos Brown

Makeup Department 

Sergio Espinoza ... makeup artist
Lucero Esquivias ... hair stylist
Aurora Sánchez ... hair stylist
Julian Tejeda ... hair stylist supervisor / makeup supervisor
Robert Villafuerte ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Jose Ludlow ... head of production
Belinda Uriegas ... production manager
Robert Warmflash ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Óscar Guarín ... first assistant director
Manuel Hinojosa ... first assistant director
Maureen Jimenez ... second assistant director
Mariana Sánchez ... second assistant director
Jorge Ramírez Suárez ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department 

David Ascencio ... assistant art director
Mauricio De Aguinaco ... assistant art director
Jesús Flores ... carpenter
Alejandro Santillan ... carpenter
Lisa Lopez ... buyer (uncredited)
Marina Viancini ... assistant art director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Alejandro Baez ... boom operator
Juan Castro ... sound
Aurelio López ... sound editor
Juan Carlos Prieto ... sound engineer
Marco Welsh ... sound engineer (as Marco Welch)
Felipe Zavala ... boom operator
Jeff Timbs ... daily sound transferer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Eduardo Castañeda ... special effects assistant
Carlos Falomir ... special effects assistant
Raul Falomir ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by 

Francisco Rodríguez ... optical effects
Manuel Sáinz ... optical effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Enrique Gutierrez ... still photographer
Pablo Herrero ... assistant camera
Igor Jadue-Lillo ... focus puller
Roz Naylor ... focus puller
Israel Orozco ... assistant camera
Héctor Ortega ... focus puller: second unit
Claudio Rocha ... director of photography: second unit
Moisés Salazar ... grip
Mariana Sánchez de Antuñano ... assistant camera (as Mariana Sanchez)
Arturo Velasquez ... assistant camera
Jaime Reynoso ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Víctor Balderas ... costume assistant
Maria Ines Garibay ... costume assistant

Editorial Department 

Alejandro Chilpa ... assistant editor
Francisco Chiu Jr. ... assistant editor
Eduardo Soto-Falcón ... assistant editor
Greg Spence ... post-production executive

Music Department 

Annette Fradera ... music supervisor / producer: period music

Other crew 

Jenny Ayala ... production coordinator
Humberto Domínguez ... production assistant
Leticia Espinosa ... production secretary
Carlos Gallardo ... production assistant
Alfonso Granados ... location manager
Mark Holdom ... sales representative
Laura Pesce ... continuity
Yossy Salazar ... delegate: ANDA
Rafael Santamaría ... production assistant
Pierre Tatarka ... production assistant

Thanks 

Ilann Girard ... special thanks

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