A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group of Boat Gypsies float down the river the prejudices of the Mayor leads to a crisis.

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  1. Joanne Harris

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Robert Nelson Jacobs


  3. Lasse Hallström


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  1. Juliette Binoche

    Juliette Binoche

    Vianne Rocher

  2. Alfred Molina

    Alfred Molina

    Comte Paul de Reynaud

  3. Johnny Depp

    Johnny Depp


  4. Carrie-Anne Moss

    Carrie-Anne Moss

    Caroline Clairmont

  5. Judi Dench

    Judi Dench

    Armande Voizin

  6. Lena Olin

    Lena Olin

    Josephine Muscat

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $152,500,343.00

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Release Information

  • December 14, 2000
    PG-13, Theatrical



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