Monsieur Chocolat

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Omar Sy stars in the French-Language film, MONSIEUR CHOCOLAT which is based on the life of Rafael Padilla - a former Cuban-born slave, who became a performer in France during the Belle Epoque era.

Padilla was born in Cuba in 1868 and was sold into slavery at the age of 9, to a Portuguese merchant. After escaping slavery, he traveled to Paris and launched a career in the circus, captivating the French with his talents as a singer and dancer, and as a clown, working under the stage name 'Chocolat'.


Information

Monsieur Chocolat
  • Cast
  • Omar Sy, James Thierrée, Clotilde Hesme
  • Genre
  • Biography, Drama
  • Classification
  • M, 119 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Mature themes, violence and coarse language
  • Country of Origin
  • France
  • Audio Language
  • French
  • Special Note
  • This movie is subtitled
  • Distributor
  • Transmission Films

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