|Chocolat 2000 PG-13, 121 min.|
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina, Lena Olin, Judi Dench, Victoire Thivisol, Hugh O'Conor, Peter Stormare, Leslie Caron, Carrie-Anne Moss
Adapted from Joan Harris' 1999 novel, this culinary fable takes place in a small French village where Vianne (Juliette Binoche) has moved with her young daughter, Anouk (Victoire Thivisol). Vianne opens a chocolate shop during the middle of Lent and, in the process, liberates (spiritually, mentally, and physically) the townsfolk. Nominations included: Picture, Actress (Juliette Binoche) and Supporting Actress (Judi Dench).
|Oscar: Best Supporting Actress for The English Patient (1996)|
|Oscar: Best Supporting Actress for Shakespeare in Love (1998)|
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