The Ribbon That Ties the Bomb

Vivid documentary depicts the true life of Frida Kahlo

Published on LatinoLA: June 8, 2003

The Ribbon That Ties the Bomb

The Ribbon That Ties The Bomb (La Cinta Que Envuelve Una Bomba) is an intimate documentary directed by Jes?s Mu?oz Delgado that unveils never-before-seen personal footage of Frida Kahlo?s dramatic life which revolved around her tempestuous relationship with famous Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, her controversial lesbian affairs, and her mastery of the art that depicts her anguished and unusual life. All of the intrigue and mystery that transformed Frida into a Mexican icon have been captured on a collectible home video now being offered for the first time in the U.S. on DVD and VHS.

Narrated by well known Mexican theater actor Jose Lavat, The Ribbon That Ties The Bomb reveals the non-Hollywood true Frida story featuring exclusive interviews with family members, close confidants and original clips of Hayden Herrera, author of the book on which Frida, the Miramax 25 million box office hit is based.

?The Ribbon That Ties The Bomb is for everyone who loves a great human drama not just for Frida aficionados,? remarked Chris Lynch, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Ventura Distribution. The unforgettable 60 minute documentary debuts in the U.S. on DVD ($14.98) and VHS ($9.98) on June 10, 2003 at participating retail stores. This film is not rated.

To enhance audience?s cross-over appeal, the DVD is being released in two versions ? one with the original Spanish track and one with English subtitles. The VHS version is being released in Spanish with the English subtitles.

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