Movie Fact #86 - November 11th, 2020
The 2000 film Chocolat is set in the fictional French village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes. The stand-in for this place was the real village of Flavigny-sur-Ozerain. Like the film's small community, the small community of the village became a part of the film. Of its three hundred seventy inhabitants, two hundred fifty people from the area were recruited as extras. In addition, the population was informed daily about what was going on during production. Without a doubt, this lent to the film's environment and help bring the story to life. Stay tuned!