Based on the 1989 novel of the same name by Laura Esquivel, this film became the highest-grossing Spanish language film in the United States at the time of its release. Arau’s stunning cinematic masterpiece follows the life-long romance of Tita and Pedro. After falling in love at a very young age, the two dream of a life together but these desires are soon dashed by strict family traditions and the Mexican revolution. This mystical, and at times surreal, film will have audiences’ swooning and will have stomach’s growling over the quixotic and beautiful tale of Tita and Pedro.