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A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.

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Cristina Kahlo (as Mia Maestro)
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Alejandro Usigli ...
Professor
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Gracie
Loló Navarro ...
Nanny (as Lolo Navarro)
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Fermín Martínez ...
Painter on Bus (as Fermin Martinez)
Amelia Zapata ...
Maid
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Tina Modotti
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Dr. Farril
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Storyline

"Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 November 2002 (Mexico)  »

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Frida Kahlo  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$453,103 (France) (18 April 2003)

Gross:

$14,164,253 (Europe) (23 May 2003)
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Trivia

Frida Kahlo's niece was so impressed with the film that she gave Salma Hayek one of Kahlo's necklaces. See more »

Goofs

When Frida is in the tub with the Empire State Building visions, you can see a towel or wrap covering her chest. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Frida Kahlo: Careful, guys. This corpse is still breathing. Try to get me there in one piece.
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La Llorona
Written by Luis Mars
Performed by Chavela Vargas & Lila Downs
Published by PHAM
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An inspiring story
8 February 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Ahm.. I just watched this, it was from 2002 but I had no interest what so ever in the movie or the story when it came out, I knew about it I read in papers but never did actually saw it. Well, tonight was the night. And know this.. I will see it again.. and again until I understand that woman.. Frida Kahlo.

This is the kind of story that goes straight to your heart, straight to your brain and you sit there wondering " How could this really be true.. how could this really happen to a person?" I think that Frida was one brave woman, hell of an artist.. and I wish for myself to be like her if something so horrible happens to me. She was strong, she was a prey to conflicting emotions but she survived. The movie deserves a 10!

My neck hurts from sitting in that uncomfortable chair we have in the dining room but I couldn't feel any pain while watching "Frida". Why?! Simply, because I thought.. "wow.. how was that woman capable of staying alive for so long? How did she bear all that pain?"

This is a "have to see or regret for life".


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