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  • DIR. Alfonso Arau

  • YEAR. 1992

  • COUNTRY. Mexico

  • RUN-TIME. 105 MINS

  • RATING. 15

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)

Doors 7.30PM

Film 8.00PM

Latin American Cinema Night presents: LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE.

Tita and Pedro are passionately in love. But their love is forbidden by an ancient family tradition. To be near Tita, Pedro marries her sister. And Tita, as the family cook, expresses her passion for Pedro through preparing delectable dishes. Now, in Tita's kitchen, ordinary spices become a recipe for passion. Her creations bring on tears of longing, heated desire, or chronic pain -- while Tita and Pedro wait for the moment to fulfill their most hidden pleasures.

Spanish with subtitles in English

An extravagant, playful romantic fable that celebrates passion, liberation and the spirit of women but never forgets that unbridled ecstasy comes at a cost
— David Ansen - Newsweek
A sensual pleasure, like reading a Marquez novel or eating a great, multicourse meal
— Malcolm Johnson - Hartford Courant