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MeXIcan actOr Salma Hayek may have first made her mark in cheapo south-of-the-border TV shows and such cult movue trash as Desperado and From Dusk 'fi/ Dawn, but she swiftly graduated to more thought- provoking material with the experimental real-time digital films Timecode and Hotel and appearances in high brow Hollywood films such as Traffic. And now Frida. in which Hayek stars and produces and for which she has received a Best Actress Oscar nomination. is her long-cherished biopic of the artist Frida Kahlo made flesh.

I Frida is on general release from Fri 7 Mar. See review. page 23.


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