I knew very little about Frida Kahlo going
into this movie, but I came out with a very clear understanding
about who she was, and the important events which helped to shape
It's a remarkable story about her fame,
mistakes, and downfall of being an artist and married to another
famous artist, and communist supporter.
It's a solid film about her short tragic
life and certainly deserving of being told.
No bars held, and pull no punches.
Salma Hayek should be very proud of herself;
not only did she get to do her dream project--the biography of
Frida Kahlo, but in the process she assembled the right people
to paint a masterpiece-- a masterpiece of acting, storytelling,
and art direction.
is a tragic story told with such love, that only its beauty shines
Fresh, interesting and very adult. It is
an extraordinary film. Thank you Salma.
This new film is about, perhaps, Mexico's
greatest woman painter.
The story has been a long time coming to
the big screen--about 20 years. Frida Kahlo became famous in
the U.S. after her death at age 47, in 1954.
The movie paints a true picture of the
artist. The central fact of her life that prompted her to become
a painter was a trolley accident that became the subject of all