Frida is a 2002 ‘biopic’ which depicts the professional and private life of the surrealistic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. It stars Salma Hayek in her Academy Award-nominated portrayal as Kahlo and Alfred Molina as her husband,Diego Rivera. The movie was adapted from the book ‘A Biography of Frida Kahlo’ by Hayden Herrera. It was directed by Julie Taymor. It won two ‘Oscars’: for Best Makeup and for Best Original Score.