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Nominated for 5 Academy Award including Best Picture best Actress (Juliette Binoche - The Englih Patient) and Best Supporting Actress (Judi... Read More
Nominated for 5 Academy Award including Best Picture best Actress (Juliette Binoche - The Englih Patient) and Best Supporting Actress (Judi Dench - Shakespeare In Love) Chocolat is the beautiful and captivating comedy from the acclaimed director of The Cider House Rules. Nobody could have imagined the impact that the striking Vianne (Binoche) would make when she arrived in a tranquil old-fashioned French town. In her very unusual chocolate shop Vianne begins to create mouth-watering confections that almost magically inspire the straitlaced villagers to abandon themselves to temptation and happiness! But it is not until another stranger the handsome Roux (Johnny Depp - Sleepy Hollow) arrives in town that Vianne is finally able to recognize her own desires!. Director: Lasse Hallstrm. Format: DVD. Format Size: Widescreen. Runtime: 122 mins. Language: English. Region code: Region 1 (United States Canada Bermuda U.S. territories). Discs: 1. Rating: PG-13. Genre: Drama. Subgenre: Comedy. Release Year: 2001. Minimize
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|Stars||Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Juliette Binoche|
|Actors||Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugh O'Conor, John Wood, Lena Olin, Leslie Caron, Peter Stormare|
|Available Formats||DVD, VHS, VHS: Bonus Edition|
|UPC||786936145076, 786936146295, 786936169348|
|Subgenre||Romances • 1950s • Small Town Life • France|
|MPAA Rating||PG-13 (MPAA)|
|Running Time||1hr 45min|
|Screenwriter||Robert Nelson Jacobs|
|Professional Reviews||(01/12/2001, p.58, Lisa Schwarzbaum): "...As fudge-y as advertised....[Binoche is] luscious...", (03/01/2001, p.42-4, John Mount): "...A radiant central performance from Juliette Binoche and appealing supporting turns from Judi Dench and Johnny Depp....The film is beautifully shot...", (04/01/2001, p.94, Demetrios Matheou): "...[CHOCOLAT has] many pleasures. It's often very funny and the town looks a treat, a sort of Neverneverland that lends the movie a fairytale quality...", (12/15/2000, p.C2, Kevin Thomas): "...CHOCOLAT is as delectable as its title....It emerges as a splendid work in the grand humanist tradition of the classic cinema of France..."|
Product Review Summary
112 Reviews from Epinions.com
By: AliventiAsylum in Movies at Epinions.com
Apr 13, 2005
Chocolat - Who Would Want To Resist the Temptation?
Pros: acting, sweet and sensual plot
By: dragonfire88 in Movies at Epinions.com
May 13, 2008
Indulge With Johnny Depp in Chocolat
Pros: Wonderful cast in an entertaining story.
Cons: Not enough Depp. Really no surprises.
By: ChrisJarmick in Movies at Epinions.com
Dec 30, 2000
A New Perennial Classic: Sweet Rich Adult Fable
Pros: Depp's and Olin's beautiful supporting performances. Charming, warm, naive, sensual whimsical fable.
Cons: Some CGI cheat work in some establishing shots which was over-kill. Read More at Epinions.com
By: Vormancian in Movies at Epinions.com
Aug 26, 2001
Something make the world go 'round, maybe it's chocolate-Chocolat
Pros: Binoche and Molina are excellent. Style. Effort. Imagination.
Cons: Bits and pieces here and there which don't make an entire con.
Mar 24, 2001
Deep Sweet Nectar Of Love, The Desire Of It All.
Pros: Very heart soothing and date movie, she will melt in your arms with this one.
Cons: You would be missing a good movie if you don't see this one.
Mar 5, 2001
Just Taste The Magic!
Pros: Wonderfully human characters, great story, lovely scenery, and perfect music.
Cons: None I can see. Maybe the violent scene with Josephine's husband, but that's a stretch.
Sep 15, 2001
Chocolat....I ended up LOVING it!!!
Pros: A Great movie, stay with the slow start..
Cons: Slow to get started
By: artbyjude in Movies at Epinions.com
Aug 31, 2001
"What's The Decor? Early Mexican Brothel?"
Pros: Performances of, Binoche, Dench, Olin, Stormare and Depp .Wonderful blend of gentle magic and craftsmanship
Cons: Too many foreign accents. Pick one that works for you, then just enjoy the show
Jul 22, 2005
Fine French Chocolat
Pros: Depps singing, Binoches smile, Molinas spirit
Cons: Slightly unrealistic French accent.
Jul 21, 2004
You will have joys and smiles when you watch this movie
Pros: The fun and talented cast, the quaint little setting, the fairy tale-like happy message
Cons: Not the most realistic or gritty movie ever made