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Giulia Boschi Giulia Boschi
Aimée Dalens
François Cluzet François Cluzet
Marc Dalens
Laurent Arnal Laurent Arnal
Jean Bediebe Jean Bediebe
Emmanuelle Chaulet Emmanuelle Chaulet
Mireille Machinard

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Claire Denis Claire Denis
Jean-Pol Fargeau Jean-Pol Fargeau


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A good movie

3 years, 4 months ago at Aug 14 7:56
Not so long ago, I have seen ‘White Material’ also directed by Claire Denis and there is an obvious link with this movie which she was her directing debut and which she made 20 years before. Indeed, even though Denis was born in France, she actually spent the first 12 years of her life in Africa in various countries such as Cameroun, Somalia, Burkina Faso or Djibouti. Therefore, this movie w... read more
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Based on director Claire Denis's childhood memories, Chocolat examines the devastating effect of French colonialism through the eyes of a young girl coming of age in 1950s West Africa. When a plane makes an emergency landing in the isolated colonial post where 8-year-old France (Cécile Ducasse) lives, a diverse group of whites and Africans is stranded and must stay with France's family, forcing sexual, social and class tensions to arise.
Release date: 1 May 1989
UPC: 027616864468
Tags: France (2), Woman Director (1), Cameroon (1), Africa (1), 1950s (1), Colonialism (1)
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