Chocolat

Monsieur Chocolat

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The moving biopic of Rafael Padilla, the very first black artist in France

From the circus to the music hall, from insignificance to glory, this is the incredible story of Monsieur Chocolat, the first black artist of the French stage.

The duo he formed with Footitwere a huge success in Belle Epoque Paris until the fame, easy money, gambling, and discrimination wore out their friendship and Monsieur Chocolat's career.

Language
In French with English subtitles
Origin
France
Year Released
2016
Play Time
110 min
Age Category
IIA
Director
Roschdy Zem
Cast
Omar Sy, James Thiérrée
Color
Color
"a lively belle-époque biopic"
Jordan Mintzer
The Hollywood Reporter