DVD 121 mins IMDB 7.3 (25,135 votes)
PG-13
Chocolat
Miramax (2000)
In Collection
#24

My Rating:
7

Seen It:
Yes
(2003 )
Comedy, Drama, Romance
UK  /  English

Alfred Molina Comte De Reynaud
Carrie-Anne Moss Caroline Clairmont
Aurelien Parent Koenig Luc Clairmont (as Aurèlien Parent Koenig)
Antonio Gil-Martinez Jean-Marc Drou
Hélène Cardona Francoise Drou
Harrison Pratt Dedou Drou
Gaelan Connell Didi Drou
Elisabeth Commelin Yvette Marceau
Ron Cook Alphonse Marceau
Guillaume Tardieu Baptiste Marceau
Juliette Binoche Vianne Rocher
Lena Olin Josephine Muscat
Johnny Depp Roux
Judi Dench Armande Voizin
Peter Stormare Serge Muscat
Leslie Caron Madame Audel
John Wood Guillaume Blerot
Hugh O'Conor Pere Henri

Director Lasse Hallström; Lasse Hallstrom
Producer David Brown; Kit Golden; Leslie Holleran
Writer Joanne Harris; Robert Nelson Jacobs
Cinematography Roger Pratt
Musician Rachel Portman
User Credit 1 Andrew Mondshein
User Credit 2 Renee Ehrlich Kalfus

"One Of The Best Pictures Of The Year!" -Los Angeles Times

Nominated for 5 Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Actress (Juliette Binoche - The English 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!

Edition Details
Barcode 786936145076
Region Region 1
Chapters 22
Release Date 2005
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles Spanish
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Stereo
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Features
The Making Of Chocolat
Feature Commentary With Director Lasse Hallstrom and Producers David Brown, Kit Golden and Leslie Holleran
The Costumes of Chocolat
Production Design Featurette
Deleted Scenes
Personal Details
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 1 A scene of sensuality and some violence.
User Text 2 One Taste Is All It Takes
Links IMDB
All Movie Guide
Amazon US
DVD Empire
Internet Movie Database

Notes
Trivia: Some of the extras used in the movie were from the town. (more)

Goofs: Continuity: At the end of the movie when Vianne pours them hot chocolate, Roux takes a cup and drinks. When we see them again, Vianne is handing him a new cup of chocolate and Roux takes a drink from that cup. (more)

Quotes:
Armande Voizin: [reading poetry to Luc] Perfectly wretched, isn't it?
Luc Clairmont: Perfectly.
(more)

Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 28 nominations (more)