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Release Date: March 02, 2000

Year    :   2000
Slogan    :   «…and the world is still indulging!»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Miramax, David Brown Productions, Fat Free
Director    :   Lasse Hallström
Producers    :   Suzanne Smith, Alan C. Blomquist, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Billy Hopkins, David Brown, Mark Cooper, Kit Golden, Leslie Holleran, Meryl Poster, Kerry Barden
Writers    :   Joanne Harris, Joanne Harris, Robert Nelson Jacobs
RunTime    :   121 mins.
Budget    :   25000000
Revenue    :   152500343

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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