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Amelie

7.8
155,380
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Original title
Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
Year
Running time
120 min.
Country
France France
Director
Screenwriter
Guillaume Laurant, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Music
Yann Tiersen
Cinematography
Bruno Delbonnel
Cast
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Producer
Claudie Ossard / UGC
Genre
Comedy. Drama | Comedy-Drama. Magic Realism. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
Bursting with imagination and having seen her share of tragedy and fantasy, Amelie (Audrey Tautou) is not like the other girls. When she grows up she becomes a waitress in a Montmartre bar run by a former dancer. Amelie enjoys simple pleasures until she discovers that her goal in life is to help others. To that end, she invents all sorts of tricks that allow her to intervene incognito into other people's lives, including an imbibing concierge and her hypochondriac neighbor. But Amelie's most difficult case turns out to be Nino Quicampoix, a lonely sex shop employee who collects photos abandoned at coin-operated photobooths.
Awards
2001: 5 Nominations for Oscar, including Movie of habla no inglesa, Screenplay and Cinematography
2001: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Picture
2001: 2 BAFTA Awards: Best Original Screenplay and Production Design. 9 Nominations
2001: 4 Awards Cesar: Best Movie, Director, Music, diseño of producción. 13 Nominations
2001: Goya Awards: Best European Movie
2001: Nominated for David of Donatello: Best Foreign Language Picture
2001: European Film Awards: 4 Awards including Best Film & Director
2001: Toronto Film Festival: People's Choice Award (Best Film)
2001: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
2001: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Foreign Language Film and Best Promising Performer
2001: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Best Film
2001: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
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