Merci pour le Chocolat Movie Review 2000

Information and Film Reviews for Merci pour le Chocolat the Movie

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This is Huppert's movie all the way. She's Mika Muller, a chocolate company manager in Switzerland who has just re-married widowed concert pianist Andre (Dutronc) after 18 years. In the meantime, Andre married and had son Guillaume (Pauly), who was nearly switched at birth for Jeanne (Mouglalis), an 18-year-old with musical talent (unlike Guillaume). Jeanne impulsively decides to meet Andre and they bond over music, which causes the polite but pathologically jealous Mika to pour hot chocolate and plot. Based on the novel "The Chocolate Cobweb" by Charlotte Armstrong. French with subtitles.

Distribution

First Run Features, The Film Center Building, 630 Ninth Ave., Ste. 1213, New York, NY 10036, Phone: (212)243-0600, Toll-free: 800-229-8575, Fax: (212)989-7649, Email: info@firstrunfeatures.com, URL: http://www.firstrunfeatures.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 99 minutes.
Originally from French, Swiss.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Stepparents, Homicide, Jealousy, Marriage, Psycho-Thriller
Screenplay
Claude Chabrol, Caroline Eliacheff
Cast
Isabelle Huppert, Jacques Dutronc, Anna Mouglalis, Rodolphe Pauly, Michel Robin, Brigitte Catillon, Mathieu Simonet
Cinematography
Renato Berta
Director
Claude Chabrol
Music
Matthieu Chabrol
Other
Jean-Pierre Duret, Monique Fardoulis, Yvan Niclass, Elisabeth Tavernier
Producer
Marin Karmitz, MK2, France 2 Cinema, YMC Productions, First Run Features, Empire Pictures

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