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Como agua para chocolate / Like Water for Chocolate

Media Type: Film Year: 1992 Who wrote / made it : Alfonso Arau Plot summary: Como agua para chocolate signaled a turning point in Mexican cinema, when the film industry changed dramatically for multiple reasons, covered elsewhere by writers such … Continue reading

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La soldadera

Media Type: Film Year: 1966 Who made it : José Bolaños Plot summary: La soldadera follows the experiences of Lazara (Silvia Pinal) during the Revolution. She is a soldadera, as it is conventionally understood: she follows her partner, Juan (Jaime … Continue reading

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Arráncame la vida/Tear This Heart Out

Media Type: Film Year: 2009 Who wrote / made it : Roberto Sneider Plot summary: The film tells the story of the relationship between Catalina Guzmán (Ana Claudia Talancón) and Andrés Ascencio (Daniel Giménez Cacho) set against the political machinations … Continue reading

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