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Director: Lasse Hallström Cast: Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
, Lena Olin
Lena Olin
, Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
Lasse Hallström


Director: Lasse Hallström Cast: Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
, Lena Olin
Lena Olin
, Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
Lasse Hallström

Blu-ray (Wide Screen / Subtitled)

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The most tempting of all sweets becomes the key weapon in a battle of sensual pleasure versus disciplined self-denial in this comedy. In 1959, a mysterious woman named Vianne (Juliette Binoche) moves with her young daughter into a small French village, where much of the community's activities are dominated by the local Catholic church. A few days after settling into town, Vianne opens up a confectionery shop across the street from the house of worship -- shortly after the beginning of Lent. While the townspeople are supposed to be abstaining from worldly pleasures, Vianne tempts them with unusual and delicious chocolate creations, using her expert touch to create just the right candy to break down each customer's resistance. With every passing day, more and more of Vianne's neighbors are succumbing to her sinfully delicious treats, but the Comte de Reynaud (Alfred Molina), the town's mayor, is not the least bit amused; he is eager to see Vianne run out of town before she leads the town into a deeper level of temptation. Vianne, however, is not to be swayed, and with the help of another new arrival in town, a handsome Irish Gypsy named Roux (Johnny Depp), she plans a "Grand Festival of Chocolate," to be held on Easter Sunday. Based on the novel by Joanne Harris, Chocolat features a distinguished supporting cast, including Judi Dench, Lena Olin, Carrie-Anne Moss, Peter Stormare, Hugh O'Conor, and Leslie Caron.

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Product Details

Release Date: 07/27/2021
UPC: 0191329203262
Original Release: 2000
Rating: PG-13
Source: Miramax
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:01:00
Sales rank: 16,077

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Juliette Binoche Vianne Rocher
Lena Olin Josephine Muscat
Johnny Depp Roux
Judi Dench Armande Voizin
Alfred Molina Comte de Reynaud
Peter Stormare Serge Muscat
Carrie-Anne Moss Caroline Clairmont
Leslie Caron Madame Audel
John Wood Guillaume Blerot
Hugh O'Conor Pere Henri
Victoire Thivisol Anouk Rocher
Aurelien Parent Koenig Luc Clairmont
Arnaud Adam Actor

Technical Credits
Lasse Hallström Director
Kerry Barden Casting
Alan C. Blomquist Executive Producer
David Brown Producer
Mark Cooper Co-producer
Stephen P. Dunn Asst. Director
John Frankish Art Director
Kit Golden Producer
David Gropman Production Designer
Leslie Holleran Producer
Billy Hopkins Casting
Robert Nelson Jacobs Screenwriter
Renee Ehrlich Kalfus Costumes/Costume Designer
Bob Last Musical Direction/Supervision
Stephenie McMillan Set Decoration/Design
Andrew Mondshein Editor
Chris Munro Sound/Sound Designer
Rachel Portman Score Composer
Meryl Poster Executive Producer
Roger Pratt Cinematographer
Michelle Raimo Executive Producer
Suzanne Smith Casting
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer

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