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Synopsis

The international breakthrough of acclaimed filmmaker Claire Dennis, Chocolat is set in a remote town in Cameroon during the last days of France’s African colonies. There lives a sole white family Marc Dalens, the often-travelling regional administrator; his wife Aimee, who does her best to stave off frustration and boredom with household activities; and their young daughter France, who cultivates a special friendship with the native servant boy Protee. But the family’s ordered world is threatened with chaos when a plane full of strangers makes an emergency landing nearby, its arrival unleashing a torrent of simmering resentments, racism and repressed passions.

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Claire Denis

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DVD catalogue number: ART411DVD

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Out now on DVD

Also part of The Claire Denis Collection

GENRE: Drama, Romance

CERTIFICATE: 15

DIRECTOR: Claire Denis

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