Chocolat


1h 45m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A depiction of the relationships between the races set in Cameroon prior to its independence as seen through the eyes of a young white girl and her black servant.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Euro-Titres; Mk2 International; Tf1 Films Productions; Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Wdr)
Distribution Company
ORI CL; Academy Distribuzione; Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Electric Pictures/Contemporary Films Ltd; New Yorker Films; Orion Classics; Orion Home Video
Location
Cameroon; France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

A depiction of the relationships between the races set in Cameroon prior to its independence as seen through the eyes of a young white girl and her black servant.

Crew

Herve Abah

Assistance

Saidou Abaicha

Assistance

Benoit Akpaisi

Grip

Robert Alazraki

Director Of Photography

Victorien Alenga

Production Assistant

Victorien Alenga

Assistant Director

Alain Artur

Production Manager

Bassek Ba Kobhio

Assistant Director

Jean-marc Bamdiran

Assistance

Jean-claude Basselet

Electrician

Abel Bassi

Production Assistant

Abel Bassi

Assistant (To Director)

Marie Beauchaud

Assistant Director

Alain Belmondo

Executive Producer

Simona Benakein

English Adaptation

Simona Benakein

Screenplay

Francois Bollo

Set Decorator

Monica Coleman

Sound Editor Assistant

Daniel Couteau

Sound Effects

Serge Croisy

Other

Gerard Crosnier

Executive Producer

Christian Delhome

Set Decorator

Paul Delmet

Song ("La Petite Eglise")

Claire Denis

Screenwriter

Claire Denis

Dialogue

Siddi Djaouro

Set Decorator

Muriel Edelstein

Camera Assistant

Paul Edimo

Electrician

Jean-pierre Eychenne

Chief Makeup

Charles Fallot

Song ("La Petite Eglise")

Jean-pol Fargeau

Screenwriter

Jean-pol Fargeau

Dialogue

Thierry Flamand

Art Direction

Denys Fleutot

Assistant (To Director)

Denys Fleutot

Production Assistant

Jules Foumou

Electrician

Christian Gasc

Costumes

Agnfs Godard

Camera Operator

Luc Goldenberg

Assistant Director

Michel Koh Hen

Production Assistant

Michel Koh Hen

Assistant (To Director)

Dominique Hennequin

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Andre Hervee

Sound Effects

Alexandre Heylen

Producer

Abdullah Ibrahim

Song ("African Market Place")

Tadfor Kamajour

Assistance

Saidou Karim

Assistance

Scott Kirby

Set Decorator

Yeghi Kodji

Production Assistant

Yeghi Kodji

Assistant (To Director)

Pascal Lesegretain

Stills

Jeanne-marie Liron

Production Assistant

Jeanne-marie Liron

Assistant (To Director)

Samuel Mabom

Associate Producer

Pierre Ilouga Mabout

Associate Producer

Gerard Manneveau

Sound Effects

Jean-charles Maratier

Other

Claudine Merlin

Editor

Marthe Ndome

Wardrobe

Agnes Ndoumbe

Assistance

Vincent Ndoumbe

Assistant Director

Emilienne Nke

Script Supervisor

Carole Eboumbou Priso Ngom

Production Director

Franck Proix

Set Decorator

Sylvie Quester

Sound Editor Assistant

Marie-claire Quin

Sound Editor Assistant

Ingrid Richon

Production Assistant

Ingrid Richon

Assistant (To Director)

Yvon Sausseau

Grip

Vincent Scotto

Song ("Prosper Youp La Boum")

Ian Siapel

Assistance

Brigitte Taillandier

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Louis Paul Nisa Teme

Camera Assistant

Jean-louis Ughetto

Sound Recording Mixer

Helene Vauquois

Assistance

Bruno Vignier

Production Assistant

Bruno Vignier

Assistant (To Director)

Bouba Wanvou

Grip

Jean-christophe Winging

Sound Editor

Zoe Zurstrassen

Script Supervisor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Euro-Titres; Mk2 International; Tf1 Films Productions; Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Wdr)
Distribution Company
ORI CL; Academy Distribuzione; Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Electric Pictures/Contemporary Films Ltd; New Yorker Films; Orion Classics; Orion Home Video
Location
Cameroon; France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Expanded Release in United States January 12, 2001

Released in United States on Video March 29, 1990

Re-released in United States on Video July 11, 1995

Released in United States September 1988

Released in United States 1999

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.

Feature directorial debut for Claire Denis.

"The Feminine Eye" program celebrates New York Women in Fim & Television's 20th anniversary.

Released in United States Spring March 10, 1989

Expanded Release in United States January 12, 2001

Released in United States on Video March 29, 1990

Re-released in United States on Video July 11, 1995

Released in United States September 1988 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8-17, 1988.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown in New York City (BAM Rose Cinema) as part of program "The Feminine Eye: Twenty Years of Women's Cinema" January 28 - February 7, 1999.)

Released in United States Spring March 10, 1989