Animated film about Mexican icon Frida Kahlo in the making

Paloma Baeza is an animation film directing about the life of the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, writes Variety.

“Frida Kahlo approached the life full of energy and was ahead of its time,” says Baeza, who is himself of Mexican descent. “By my Mexican background, it feels extra meaningful to her deep and complex personality studies, just as its ties with Mexico’s past and present.”

According to Camilla Deakin of film production company Lupus Films, that the film makes with Universal Content Group, the 65 years ago, died Kahlo a source of inspiration for many.

“Her story is surprisingly modern and a powerful example of how the challenges and conflicts in a positive way can embrace,” says Deakin.

Kahlo, in 1954 died, was during her life with many setbacks. So she received as a young girl, poliomyelitis and was on her eighteenth a bus hit by a car in which she was sitting. Kahlo was serious injuries, but found solace in her work. She was married to artist Diego Rivera.

About Kahlo’s life was before the movie Frida made with Salma Hayek in the lead role.

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