Chocolat (1988)

In a story told through a series of flashbacks, an eight-year-old girl in French Colonial Africa accepts the subjugation of the black natives by the white colonists as only natural. It isn't until she's grown that she begins to see… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 18, 1988
DVD 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