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An award-winning short film about the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo will accompany a major exhibition of the artist's work to be held at Tate Modern in London on show until October 2005. Colin Hambrook saw the film and caught up with the artist, for a brief moment in her busy schedule.

Isolte Avila playing Frida Kahlo, sits on a surgical couch. She is wearing the plaster corset painted with the image of a sun and moon, separated by a classical column.

Isolte Avila as Frida Kahlo: still from Frida Kahlo

An award-winning short film about the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo will accompany a major exhibition of the artist's work to be held at Tate Modern in London on show until October 2005

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The mid-section of a woman

Still from Frida Kahlo

An award-winning short film about the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo will accompany a major exhibition of the artist's work to be held at Tate Modern in London on show until October 2005

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Isolte Avila playing Frida Kahlo. Her hair is braided with roses. She looks at the camera as she inserts a black jewelled earring into her right ear.

Isolte Avila as Frida Kahlo: still from Frida Kahlo

An award-winning short film about the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo will accompany a major exhibition of the artist's work to be held at Tate Modern in London on show until October 2005