Chocolat (1988)

Set in French Colonial Africa, Chocolat is told from the viewpoint of 8-year-old Cecile Ducasse. With no other frame of reference, the innocent Ducasse accepts the subjugation of the black natives by the white colonists as the natural order… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 24, 2001
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

... a brilliantly accomplished low-budget childhood drama shot on location in West Africa.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A subtle and captivating portrait of colonial Africa and racial tensions.

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Daniel Parsons
An evocative and beautifully shot period drama set in colonial Cameroon. The lethargic pacing and drawn out scenes make it a bit of a slog to sit through but… More