A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group of Boat Gypsies float down the river the prejudices of the Mayor leads to a crisis.
Movie Chocolat with English,Russian,French subtitles.
Rated PG-13 for a scene of sensuality and some violence.
Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
A man and a woman are shown having sex. Her bare back and the side of her breast are visible as she straddles the man.
Nude pictures of women are pinned to a wall in the background of one scene.
Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
A man sets fire to a houseboat, allegedly with people on it.
Kids fight briefly in a playground.
A boy draws graphic pictures of suggested violence.
A woman reads gory poetry to a boy.
A woman shows her bruised legs to others.
A drunk man tries to break into an apartment in pursuit of his abused wife who has run away. (Two women and a young girl are in the house.) He yells and threatens. He tries to choke a woman; he pulls another's hair while she screams. A woman hits him on the head with a skillet. The abused wife is seen with a swollen cut on her forehead which later is seen as a bruise.
An angry man runs off with a sharp object, breaks into a shop, and attacks a chocolate "woman" (at first beheading her), then destroys a window display of confections.
A man calls a woman stupid and another a bitch.
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Characters drink and smoke in a bar. One arrives drunk and violent and later is found passed out in a street.
Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
A houseboat is on fire. People run in chaos. A woman thinks her child is on the boat and becomes very upset.
A mother and daughter fight to the point where the mother becomes somewhat physically aggressive, yanking and pulling on the child (although there is no hitting or serious abuse).