When single mother Vianne Rocher (Juliette Binoche) and her six-year-old daughter, Anouk (Victoire Thivisol) move to rural France and open a chocolate shop, with Sunday hours, across the street from the local church, they are met with some skepticism. But as soon as they coax the townspeople into enjoying their delicious products, they are warmly welcomed.
The only Best Picture Oscar nominee that year not to be nominated for Best Director. See more »
When Roux enters the chocolate shop the first time, Vianne hands him a chocolate to try. As he is eating the first bite, the camera changes angles and we see that the chocolate has been completely eaten. See more »
Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility.
[Sunday morning congregation sings]
If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you.
[wife kicks sleeping husband in pew]
The season of Lent is upon us. This is of course a time of abstinence. Hopefully also it's a time of ...
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Promenade aux Champs-Élysées
Written by Sidney Bechet/Moustache
Published by Editions Musicales du Carrousel
By kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Limited
Performed by Sidney Bechet
Courtesy of Disques Vogue France
Licensed by BMG Entertainment International UK & Ireland Limited See more »
How did this not win any of the 5 Oscars it was nominated for?
Unbelievable when a film so different and has so much charm but doesn't get awards I'm offended! Anyway though Chococlat is lovely while being a bit boring which is ok cause it's very well done. I don't have much to say it's a decadent treat of beauty.
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