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Like Water for Chocolate
Tita is the cook for her family. She has a special relationship with the food she cooks, namely that she can, subconsciously, put her emotions into the food she eats. On her 16th birthday, her boyfriend Pedro comes to ask for her hand in marriage. Unfortunately for Pedro and Tita, Tita's mother believes in the family tradition that youngest child (Tita) will stay to take care of her mother until she dies. For consolation, Tita's mother offers her sis...