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Pack Memorial Library will show Chocolat on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 6 p.m. in Lord Auditorium. Kilwin's of Asheville and the French Broad Chocolate Lounge have kindly donated chocolates and fudge to make the event indulgent. Info: 250-4700.
Genre: Romance Comedy/Fantasy
Director: Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules)
Starring: Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Leslie Caron
Rated: PG-13

Since I’ve already reviewed Chocolat twice, I really can’t do it again. But it’s back for another special showing—this time at Pack Memorial Library—and it’s still a rather special and magical film worth your time, especially if you’ve never seen it. For more on the film, visit the review archives at

About Ken Hanke
Head film critic for Mountain Xpress since December 2000. Author of books "Ken Russell's Films," "Charlie Chan at the Movies," "A Critical Guide to Horror Film Series," "Tim Burton: An Unauthorized Biography of the Filmmaker."

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