Frida is a 2002 Miramax/Ventanarosa biographical film which depicts the professional and private life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It stars Salma Hayek in her Academy Award nominated portrayal as Kahlo and Alfred Molina as her husband, Diego Rivera. The movie was adapted by Clancy Sigal, Diane Lake, Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas and Edward Norton from the book Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera. It was directed by Julie Taymor. It won Oscars for Best Makeup and Best Original Music Score . Frida begins with the traumatic accident Frida Kahlo suffered at the age...
|Release date:||August 29, 2002|
|Directed by:||Julie Taymor|
|Producer:||Salma Hayek, Jay Polstein, Sarah Green, Roberto Sneider, Nancy Hardin, Lizz Speed, Lindsay Flickinger|
|Music by:||Elliot Goldenthal|
|Cinematography:||Rodrigo Prieto, Françoise Bonnot|
|Screenplay by:||Clancy Sigal, Diane Lake, Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas|
|Adapted from:||Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo|