Frida (1984)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Release Date - Jun 26, 1987 (USA)  |   Run Time - 108 min.  |   Countries - Mexico, Spain  |  
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Frida Kahlo was more than a mere Mexican artist. Crippled, Kahlo used her art to speak for other physically afflicted souls. She also was a controversial political figure, commiserating with the likes of Leon Trotsky and Diego Rivera. Directed by Paul Leduc and photographed by cinematographer Angel Goded, Frida features the artist portrayed by Ofelia Medina. In 2002, Kahlo's story would again be told in another film called Frida, with Salma Hayek in the lead role.

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artist, painting, life, Mexican [nationality], Socialism, controversial, radical, portrait