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Title Frida [videorecording] / Miramax Films presents, in association with Margaret Rose Perenchio ; a Ventanarose production, in association with Lions Gate Films ; a film by Julie Taymor ; produced by Sarah Green, Salma Hayek, Jay Polstein ... [et al.] ; screenplay written by Clancy Sigal ... [et al.] ; directed by Julie Taymor.

Imprint [Burbank, Calif.] : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003]

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Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the book by Hayden Herrera.
Special features: Disc 1: feature film with commentary by director Julie Taymor; selected scenes commentary with composer Elliot Goldenthal; a conversation with Salma Hayek -- Disc 2: American Film Institute Q&A with director Julie Taymor; Bill Moyers interview with Julie Taymor; Chavela Vargas interview; the voice of Lila Downs; the vision of Frida: with Rodrigo Prieto and Julie Taymor; the design of "Frida": with Felipe Fernandez; the music of "Frida": with Elliot Goldenthal and Salma Hayek; Salma Hayek's recording session; bringing Frida Kahlo's life and art to film: a walk through real locations; portrait of an artist; "Amobea Proteus" visual FX; "The Brothers Quay" visual FX; Frida Kahlo facts.
Credits Director of photography, Rodrigo Prieto ; editor, Françoise Bonnot ; music composer, Elliot Goldenthal ; costume designer, Julie Weiss ; production designer, Felipe Fernández del Paso.
Cast Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Valeria Golino, Mia Maestro, Roger Rees, Diego Luna, Geoffrey Rush, Ashley Judd, Antonio Banderas.
Summary The life of artist Frida Kahlo, from her humble upbringing to her worldwide fame and controversy that surrounded both her and her husband, Diego Rivera.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for sexuality/nudity and language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles.
Awards Academy Awards (2003): Best Achievement in Makeup (John E. Jackson, Beatrice De Alba); Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score (Elliot Goldenthal)
Subject Kahlo, Frida -- Drama
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 -- Drama
Genre/Form Biographical films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Green, Sarah. 1957-
Hayek, Salma, 1968-
Polstein, Jay.
Sigal, Clancy
Taymor, Julie, 1952-
Molina, Alfred, 1953-
Golino, Valeria.
Maestro, Mía
Rees, Roger, 1944-
Luna, Diego, 1979-
Rush, Geoffrey, 1951-
Judd, Ashley.
Banderas, Antonio.
Prieto, Rodrigo
Bonnot, Françoise, 1939-
Goldenthal, Elliot.
Weiss, Julie
Fernández del Paso, Felipe, 1966-
Herrera, Hayden. Frida
Miramax Films.
Ventanarosa Productions
Lion's Gate Films (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788844989
Standard No. 786936180992
Music No. 26085 Miramax Home Entertainment

 
    
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