An autobiographical film by Claire Denis, who returns
to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in
a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Explores the intricate nature of
relationships in a racist society. Won various awards at film festivals
around the world.
Rated PG 13.
from the Washington Post
Review by Roger Ebert
about "Chocolat" as an example of postcolonial cinema.
of director Claire Denis
Interview with Claire Denis
of the film's structure and characters (from a college humanities