Chocolat (2000)

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In Theaters: December 15, 2000 (limited)

December 15, 2000 (limited)

December 20, 2000 (limited)

January 19, 2001

PG-13 | 2h 1m | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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In the 1950s, single mother Vianne Rocher (Binoche) and her 6-year-old daughter move to the small French town of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, where Vianne opens a chocolate shop, during Lent, across from the town's church (and she's open on Sundays). As you'd imagine in a small town, her wares are soon adored and consumed by the locals, but not without some resentment and opposition. In addition to Vianne's story, this is an ensemble piece drama about the many locals who frequent the chocolate shop, and the "Grand Festival of Chocolate" that Vianne holds... on Easter Sunday.

Received five Academy Award nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Music Score, Best Picture and Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published.
Director: Lasse Hallström
Studio: Miramax Films
Producer(s): David Brown, Leslie Holleran, Kit Golden
Cast: Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina, Lena Olin, Carrie-Anne Moss, Judi Dench, Juliette Binoche, Leslie Caron, Aurelien Parent Koenig
Writer(s): Robert Nelson Jacobs
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