The film poster for Lasse Hallström’s Chocolat lures potential viewers with a warmly-hued photograph of the beautiful French actress Juliette Binoche hand-feeding chocolate to a young Johnny Depp while gazing into his eyes. Chocolat Directed by Lasse Hallstrom A charming and edifying comic fable about hospitality set in a small French town whose repressive mayor squares off against a free-spirited woman who dispenses more than sweetness in her chocolate shop. Chocolat **** out of **** Chocolat gives new meaning to one of my favorite film phrases eye candy. The chocolate represents a sensual approach to life, seeking after pleasure and happiness, which is in stark contrast to the life of the villages, particularly during lent, when people traditionally give up worldly or sensual pleasures. Directed by Lasse Hallström. As the title would suggest it is a very sweet film, and not only for the gobs and gobs of luscious, mouthwatering, little morsels. Chocolat: The Most Over-looked Feminist Film of the 21st Century Juliette Binoche hand-feeding chocolate to Johnny Depp in the film poster for Chocolat. "Chocolat" was directed by Lasse Hallstrom ("The Cider House Rules," "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," "My Life as a Dog").It's the sort of movie you can enjoy as a superior fable, in which the values come from children's fairy tales but adult themes have been introduced. The most obvious symbol in the film is the Chocolate concoctions made by Vianne (played by Julitte Binoche). A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community. With Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss. chocolat translation in French - English Reverso dictionary, see also 'chocolat chaud',chocolat à croquer',chocolat à cuire',chocolat au lait', examples, definition, conjugation