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Miramax Inspired Romance Collection (Amelie/Like Water for Chocolate/Il Postino/Chocolat)
Miramax Inspired Romance Collection
Amelie/Like Water for Chocolate/Il Postino/Chocolat
Actors: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina
Directors: Alfonso Arau, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Lasse Hallström, Michael Radford
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
PG     2003     7hr 37min

This four-movie collectible set includes widescreen versions of AMELIE, CHOCOLAT, IL POSTINO, and LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE. CLICK ON INDIVIDUAL TITLES BELOW FOR PRODUCT DETAILS.

     

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Actors: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina
Directors: Alfonso Arau, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Lasse Hallström, Michael Radford
Creators: Anna Pavignano, Antonio Skármeta, Furio Scarpelli, Giacomo Scarpelli
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Romantic Comedies, Love & Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: WALT DISNEY VIDEO
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 09/02/2003
Original Release Date: 06/14/1995
Theatrical Release Date: 06/14/1995
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 7hr 37min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 4
SwapaDVD Credits: 4
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 10
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish

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Member Movie Reviews

John P. from CHARLOTTE, NC
Reviewed on 8/22/2010...
excellent movies. watching binoche and depp is a treat

Movie Reviews

Eclectic collection of "Inspired Romance"
E. A Solinas | MD USA | 05/06/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Romantic movies somehow seem a lot sweeter when they don't fit the usual boy-meets-girl mold. Four such movies make up the Miramax Inspired Romance Collection, four romantic movies that will make you want to cuddle up under a blanket (even the somewhat silly "Chocolat")."Amelie" is the charming tale of a young French woman (Audrey Tautou), secluded and shy. But when she returns a childhood toy to a man, changing his lonely life, Amelie decides to keep doing good for others to improve their lives. But one of her deeds leads her to a handsome young man who may be her soulmate.... if Amelie can learn to help herself out too.Sensuous, passionate "Like Water For Chocolate" introduces us to Tita (Lumi Cavazos) and Pedro (Marco Leonardi), young Mexican lovers who desperately want to get married. But Tita's domineering mother is determined to keep Tita single because of a mindless tradition. Pedro ends up marrying Tita's sister, and the heartbroken Tita is lost in her grief... only to have some very unpredictable things happen."Il Postino" is the way to love, when an exiled Chilean poet (Philippe Noiret) settles on a small Italian island. He befriends a poorly-educated young fisherman, Mario (Massimo Troisi), who is given the duty of delivering the newly-enlarged mail inflow. When Mario falls in love with the beautiful Beatrice, he needs the poet's help -- and the power of poetry -- to win her heart."Chocolat" celebrates joie de vivre, with big sides of chocolate (warning: Do not watch on an empty stomach). Vianne (Juliette Binoche) and her young daughter move into a small French town and set up a chocolate shop just at the start of Lent. What's more, Vianne strikes up a romance with a local drifter (Johnny Depp). The mayor is deeply ticked off by this, but as Vianne starts to improve their lives, the townspeople start warming up to her.This collection is a pretty wide-ranging one. Some have the happy endings you'd expect, some turn out in ways you would never dream of. Okay, "Chocolat" is a bit silly even for magical realism; what keeps it from being absurd are the wonderful performances of Depp and Binoche. But these films have all kinds of romance -- the sparkling surrealism of "Amelie," the stomach-tingling heaps of chocolate, the sweet lyricism of poetry, and the sexy, sensuous "Like Water."Basically, the "Inspired Romance Collection" is a must-have for movie-loving romantics. Sweet, sexy, sparkling and may leave you feeling hungry for candy. A solid, beautiful collection."
...The ULTIMATE collectors pack...
Timmy.. | AUS | 02/18/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Amelie and Chocolat..together...in a box set!!!!! well thats a must buy if ever there was one!!! Amelie is my fave movie of all time, it touched me, it moved me and its just like its main star...beautiful, scrumptious and likable!!! Amelie is a little french waitress...who after finding a chldhood treasure of a man who once lived in her apartment, she seeks out on being a regula dogooder, making couples fall in love, finding ways to make those who mourn, be comforted, punishing hose who are mean...all whilst neglecting her own love life...Chocolate, Johnny Depp, and Judie Dench in a film...sounds good to me. Chocolat is about a wman and her child who move into a religious and spirtiual community and who dont fit in with the social order of the town..but you must always have faith in yourself even if ppl dont have faith in u!!! IlPostiniooooooooo...so poetic and touching...wow...like water for chocolate is beautiful definitely for those who appreciate sweet romance...

Chocolat and Like Water....like its name...sweet and fluffy and sugar coated fun for the whole family
Amelie and IlPostino...smart and touching, poetic and stunning

BUY IT NOW!!!!!! ps: hi alex!!! hermy...
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