Of all the fascinating stories from the first half of the twentieth century, Frida Kahlo’s personal journey is among the most intriguing. Star and producer Salma Hayek has realized a life-long dream to film Kahlo’s eventful life, resulting in an absorbing biography with just enough directorial flair not only to keep the viewer’s interest, but also to give context to the works of art that made her a unique artist. While not a particularly innovative motion picture, as a biopic Frida (*** out of four) works quite well in revealing the path the title character took in her all-too-brief life. Often, however, her path was chosen for her, beginning with a debilitating injury she suffered as a young woman in 1922. ...
Hmm... those "*** out of four" are printed as "HHH out of four" on TRW's site. Eh, no big deal. Enjoy! posted by Steve
11/12/2002 07:18:00 PM
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