Chocolat Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1454

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 227

Theatrical Release Date: 12/15/2000

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Lasse Hallstrom

Actors: Johnny Depp, Juliette Binoche, Carrie-Anne Moss, Alfred Molina, Helene Cardona

Plot: A small chocolate candy store is opened in a small French village when the town beings to input their morals.

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Rating of
3/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 05/30/2019

As sweet and as indulging as the richest of Vianne's truffles, "Chocolat" is a delightfully sweet narrative that is simultaneously funny, smart, and tender.

Rating of
2.5/4

worleyjamers - wrote on 06/30/2013

Sweet and heartwarming film. Well written, well directed, and well acted, especially by Binoche and Dench. Nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture.

Rating of
2/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 03/25/2012

The onscreen relationship between Depp and Binoche is charming, but, mostly, the slow pace of this film left me a little bored.

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Chocolat

Tia Maria - wrote on 07/13/2008

This is a beautifully made movie about a woman and her daughter who move wherever the north wind carries them, just as people generations back, in their family, had done. So they arrive in a small French village, where everyone is expected to do the same as everyone else: attend Catholic church, participate in lent (fasting, not eating for religious purposes), and obey the mayor. Anyone who was different would be frowned upon. So this woman, Vianne and her daughter Anouk, arrive in this village and just as they always did, they set up a chocolatery. At first, Vianne did not get any business, as the towns people had never really seen anything like it - they didn't know what to think of it. And also she was different - she didn't go to church, and didn't do as the rest of the town did. But …

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