The Resource Como agua para chocolate, Consejo Nacional para La Cultura y Las Artes Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia ; Secretaria de Turismo Fondo Nacional de Fomento Al Turismo ; Arau Films Internacional S.A. presentan ; un film de Alfonso Arau ; guion cinematografico, Laura Esquivel ; produccion y direccion, Alfonso Arau, (videorecording)

Como agua para chocolate, Consejo Nacional para La Cultura y Las Artes Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia ; Secretaria de Turismo Fondo Nacional de Fomento Al Turismo ; Arau Films Internacional S.A. presentan ; un film de Alfonso Arau ; guion cinematografico, Laura Esquivel ; produccion y direccion, Alfonso Arau, (videorecording)

Label
Como agua para chocolate
Title
Como agua para chocolate
Statement of responsibility
Consejo Nacional para La Cultura y Las Artes Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia ; Secretaria de Turismo Fondo Nacional de Fomento Al Turismo ; Arau Films Internacional S.A. presentan ; un film de Alfonso Arau ; guion cinematografico, Laura Esquivel ; produccion y direccion, Alfonso Arau
Title variation
Like water for chocolate
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
Summary
Romantic fantasy set in early 20th century Mexico about a young couple, Tita and Pedro, blocked from marrying by a family tradition strictly enforced by Tita's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, while Tita, as the family cook, expresses her passion for him through her cooking
Member of
Cataloging source
MTG
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Directors of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki, Steve Bernstein ; editors, Carlos Bolado, Francisco Chiu ; music, Leo Brower ; costume designer, Carlos Brown ; set designers, Emilio Mendoza, Ricardo Mendoza, Gonzalo Ceja ; production designers, Marco Antonio Arteaga, Maricio de Aguinaco, Denise Pizzini ; choreographer, Farnesio de Bernal
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R: for sexuality
Language note
In Spanish or dubbed English with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C6636 2011
PerformerNote
Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torne, Ada Carrasco, Mario Ivan Martinez, Claudette Maille, Yareli Arizmendi, Joaquin Garrido, Pilar Aranda, Rodolfo Arias, Margarita Isabel, Farnesio de Bernal, Sandra Arau, Andres Garcia Jr., Arcelia Ramirez
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1939-
  • 1971-
  • 1969-
  • 1964-
  • 1952-
  • 1956-
  • 1968-
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Arau, Alfonso
  • Esquivel, Laura
  • Lubezki, Emmanuel
  • Bernstein, Steven
  • Bolado, Carlos
  • Chiu, Francisco
  • Brouwer, Leo
  • Brown, Carlos
  • Bernal, Farnesio de
  • Leonardi, Marco
  • Cavazos, Lumi
  • Torné, Regina
  • Carrasco, Ada
  • Martínez, Mario Iván
  • Maille, Claudette
  • Arizmendi, Yareli
  • Garrido, Joaquín
  • Aranda, Pilar
  • Arias, Rodolfo
  • Isabel, Margarita
  • Arau, Sandra
  • García, Andrés
  • Ramírez, Arcelia
  • Esquivel, Laura
  • Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico)
  • FONATUR (Organization : Mexico)
  • Arau Films Internacional (Firm)
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Runtime
105
Series statement
Miramax award-winning collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Love
  • Families
  • Cooking, Mexican
  • Películas cinematográficas
  • Mexico
Technique
live action
Label
Como agua para chocolate, Consejo Nacional para La Cultura y Las Artes Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia ; Secretaria de Turismo Fondo Nacional de Fomento Al Turismo ; Arau Films Internacional S.A. presentan ; un film de Alfonso Arau ; guion cinematografico, Laura Esquivel ; produccion y direccion, Alfonso Arau, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Laura Esquivel
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1992
Bar code
  • 31223130441554
  • 31223130441562
  • 31223130441539
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Opening credits -- Pedro declares his love -- Chabelah wedding cake -- Quail in rose petal sauce -- Gertrudis' arousal -- Turkey mole -- Bad news from Texas -- Matches inside us -- Magic beef broth -- Marriage proposal -- Just like Mama Elena -- Apparition -- Sister talk -- Lovers' quarrel -- A talk long overdue -- Esperanza and Alex wed -- Chili peppers with love -- Like water for chocolate -- End credits
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398137733
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 017369
  • 30479
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)761722190
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Como agua para chocolate, Consejo Nacional para La Cultura y Las Artes Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia ; Secretaria de Turismo Fondo Nacional de Fomento Al Turismo ; Arau Films Internacional S.A. presentan ; un film de Alfonso Arau ; guion cinematografico, Laura Esquivel ; produccion y direccion, Alfonso Arau, (videorecording)
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Laura Esquivel
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1992
Bar code
  • 31223130441554
  • 31223130441562
  • 31223130441539
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Opening credits -- Pedro declares his love -- Chabelah wedding cake -- Quail in rose petal sauce -- Gertrudis' arousal -- Turkey mole -- Bad news from Texas -- Matches inside us -- Magic beef broth -- Marriage proposal -- Just like Mama Elena -- Apparition -- Sister talk -- Lovers' quarrel -- A talk long overdue -- Esperanza and Alex wed -- Chili peppers with love -- Like water for chocolate -- End credits
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398137733
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 017369
  • 30479
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)761722190
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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