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Frida (29-Aug-2002)

Director: Julie Taymor

Writers: Clancy Sigal; Diane Lake; Gregory Nava; Anna Thomas

Based on a book: Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera

Music Composed by: Elliot Goldenthal

Producers: Sarah Green; Salma Hayek; Jay Polstein; Lizz Speed; Nancy Hardin; Lindsay Flickinger; Roberto Sneider

Keywords: Drama, Biography, Mexico, Painting

Biopic dramatizes the life and career of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.

Featuring Salma Hayek in the lead role, Frida provides viewers with a graphic and oft-emotional window into the life of famed Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, following the artist from a polio-stricken Mexico City upbringing through to a start in her craft under the wing of mentor and lover Diego Rivera and intense turmoil when she struggles with an affair with Leon Trotsky while attempting to make her mark on the world of art. Won Oscars for Best Original Score and Best Makeup; nominated for Best Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Song.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Antonio Banderas
10-Aug-1960   Zorro
Saffron Burrows
22-Oct-1972   Deep Blue Sea
Didi Conn
13-Jul-1951   Denise on Benson
Valeria Golino
22-Oct-1966   Respiro
Salma Hayek
2-Sep-1966   Frida
Ashley Judd
19-Apr-1968   Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Diego Luna
29-Dec-1979   Y tu Mamá También
Mía Maestro
19-Jun-1978   Nadia Santos on Alias
Alfred Molina
24-May-1953   Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 2
Edward Norton
18-Aug-1969   Fight Club
Roger Rees
5-May-1944 10-Jul-2015 Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Geoffrey Rush
6-Jul-1951   Shine, Quills
Chavela Vargas
17-Apr-1919 5-Aug-2012 Ranchera singer


Salma Hayek   ...   Frida Kahlo
Alfred Molina   ...   Diego Rivera
Valeria Golino   ...   Lupe Marin
Mía Maestro   ...   Cristina Kahlo
Roger Rees   ...   Guillermo Kahlo
Diego Luna   ...   Alejandro "Alex"
Patricia Reyes Spindola   ...   Matilde Kahlo
Margarita Sanz   ...   Natalia Trotskaya
Geoffrey Rush   ...   Leon Trotsky
Amelia Zapata   ...   Maid
Alejandro Usigli   ...   Professor
Lucia Bravo   ...   Auditorium Model
Lolo Navarro   ...   Nanny
Fermin Martinez   ...   Painter on Bus
Roberto Medina   ...   Dr. Farril
Ashley Judd   ...   Tina Modotti
Antonio Banderas   ...   David Alfaro Siqueiros
Lila Downs   ...   Tango Singer
Martha Claudia Moreno   ...   Woman at Wedding
Maria Ines Pintado   ...   Woman at Wedding
Aida Lopez   ...   Lupe's Maid
Ivana Sejenovich   ...   Chapingo Chapel Model
Diego Espinosa   ...   Pulquería Singer
Ehecatl Chavez   ...   Drunk Young Man
Elliot Goldenthal   ...   Newsreel Reporter
Edward Norton   ...   Nelson Rockefeller
Saffron Burrows   ...   Gracie
Didi Conn   ...   Waitress
Julian Sedgwik   ...   NY Reporter
William Raymond   ...   NY Doctor
Jorge Guerrero   ...   Priest at Funeral
Mary Luz Palacio   ...   Isolda
Omar Rodriguez   ...   André Breton
Anthony Alvarez   ...   Trotsky's Armed Sentry
Enoc Leaño   ...   Trotsky's Armed Sentry
Karine Plantadit-Bageot   ...   Paris Chanteuse
Chavela Vargas   ...   Death "La Pelona"
Jorge Zepeda   ...   Detective


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