How often have your said to yourself “I liked the movie so much more than the book” or are you more likely to think “The book was so much better than the movie?” Well, now you can talk about it and hear what others think at The Loft Cinema Book Club! We will host a moderated discussion following the film.
Laura Esquivel’s whimsical magical realist novel (with recipes!) of family life in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Mexico, focusing on the romantic pursuits and sensuous cooking habits of a young woman named Tita, became a wildly popular and instantly classic “food film” in the tasty tradition of Babette’s Feast and Big Night. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Alfonso Arau (A Walk in the Clouds). (Dir. by Alfonso Arau, 1992, Mexico, in Spanish with subtitles, 105 mins., Rated R) Digital