How often have your said to yourself â€śI liked the movie so much more than the bookâ€ť or are you more likely to think â€śThe book was so much better than the movie?â€ť 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.
"A funny, touching, sumptuous, and incredibly romantic ode to the joys of love and food." - Michael Dequina, The Movie Report
Laura Esquivelâ€™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 â€śfood filmâ€ť in the tasty tradition of Babetteâ€™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