like water for chocolate - Lauren Ludwig HIS 104.03 Section 2 Movie Review Like Water For Chocolate The movie that I watched for the movie review is

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Lauren Ludwig 11-9-12 HIS 104.03 Section 2 Movie Review Like Water For Chocolate The movie that I watched for the movie review is called Like Water For Chocolate written by Laura Esquivel, which was turned into a movie from her book, Like Water For Chocolate. The setting of the movie is Mexico during the early 1900s during the revolution. The movie starts with a narrator whose role in the story is unknown at first. Then, it cuts to Tita, the main character of the story. It is learned that her mother forbids her to get married because she is the youngest daughter and her family tradition states that the youngest daughter mustn’t get married because she is supposed to look after and care for the mother in old age. However, Tita falls in love with a man named Pedro and he asks her to marry him. Pedro and his father come to Tita’s home to ask Tita’s mother, Elena, for acceptance for Tita’s hand in marriage. Elena refuses but in replacement of Tita, she offers for Pedro to marry one of her other daughters, Rosaura. Pedro accepts this proposal but not because he loves Rosaura. He accepts the marriage in order to be closer to Tita. The day of the wedding, Tita is ordered to bake the wedding cake and while she is making it, she cries and some of the tears get into the batter. On the day of the wedding when all of the guests are eating the cake, they become sick from the tears and start to vomit and cry out for their lost love. It is as if Tita’s tears put a spell on the cake and made everyone who ate it sick and mournful. During this time, Elena goes to her secret box and looks at a photo of her true love. This man is not Rosaura or Tita’s father but it is Gertrudis’s real father and not Elena’s husband. When Elena’s husband finds out, he dies because it is so hurtful to him. After the wedding, the time elapses to over a

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