Plot – The movie depicts the life of the famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It shows the troubled relationships of the painter with the husband Diego Rivera and the couple’s friends, including some of the most relevant political and cultural representatives of the time. Bisexual, communist and suffering from a serious disability, Frida died at 47-years-old because of an overdose.
All actors – Salma Hayek, Mía Maestro, Alfred Molina, Antonio Banderas, Valeria Golino, Diego Luna, Edward Norton, Alejandro Usigli, Saffron Burrows, Loló Navarro, Roger Rees, Fermín Martínez, Amelia Zapata, Ashley Judd, Roberto Medina, Lila Downs, Martha Claudia Moreno, Maria Ines Pintado, Aida López, Ivana Sejenovich, Diego Espinosa, Ehécatl Chávez, Elliot Goldenthal, Lucia Bravo, Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Didi Conn, Julian Sedgwick, William Raymond, Jorge Guerrero, Mary Luz Palacio, Geoffrey Rush, Margarita Sanz, Omar Chagall, Anthony Alvarez, Enoc Leaño, Karine Plantadit-Bageot, Chavela Vargas, Jorge Zepeda, , Benjamín Benítez, Claudia Frías, Felipe Fulop, Andrés Montiel, Mauricio Osorio, Jorge Valdés García, Eszter Zakariás, Antonio Zavala Kuglershow all
“Frida” Quotes 17 quotes
“I had two big accidents in my life Diego, the trolley and you... You are by far the worse.”
“At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.”
“I'd rather have an intelligent enemy than a stupid friend.”
“- Frida Kahlo: What do you think matters most for a good marriage?
- Guillermo Kahlo: A short memory.
- Frida Kahlo: Why did you get married?
- Guillermo Kahlo: I can't remember.”
“I'm physiologically incapable of fidelity.”
“- Diego Rivera: You've broken my heart, Frida.
- Frida Kahlo: It hurts doesn't it? But why? It was just a fuck, like a handshake.
- Diego Rivera: No. I told you who I was when you married me.
- Frida Kahlo: Yes, you did, and I married you anyway. And, you promised to be loyal. You have been my comrade, my fellow artist... my best friend. But...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't believe in marriage. No, I really don't. Let me be clear about that. I think at worst it's a hostile political act, a way for small-minded men to keep women in the house and out of the way, wrapped up in the guise of tradition and conservative religious nonsense. At best, it's a happy delusion - these two people who truly love each other...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Diego Rivera: Thank you.
- Frida Kahlo: For what?
- Diego Rivera: For making a fat, old, crazy Communist a happy man.”
“- Frida Kahlo: Don't think I am going to sleep with you just because you took me under your wing.
- Diego Rivera: Before you came along, I was painting murals and womanizing in peace.”
“- Diego Rivera: Is fidelity that important to you?
- Frida Kahlo: Loyalty is important to me. Can you be loyal?”
“- Frida Kahlo: I love a man with melones that are bigger than mine.
- Diego Rivera: And I love a woman with cojones.”
“- Diego Rivera: I'm here to ask you to marry me.
- Frida Kahlo: I don't need rescuing, Diego.
- Diego Rivera: I do.
- Frida Kahlo: I've lost the toes of one foot. My back is useless, I have an infection of the kidneys. I smoke, I drink, I curse. I can't have children. I have no money and a stack of hospital bills. Shall I keep going?
- Diego...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Sex is like pissing. People take it much too seriously.”
“They say never trust a limping dog or the tears of a woman.”