Amélie / Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain (2001) Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Art-house, Comedy, Romance

Amelie (2001)
Bursting with imagination and having seen her share of tragedy and fantasy, Amélie 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 Amélie’s most difficult case turns out to be Nino Quicampoix, a lonely sex shop employee who collects photos abandoned at coin-operated photobooths.

A slice of heaven right here on earth, “Amelie” is a joy to behold, and has some of the most gorgeous cinematography I’ve ever seen in a movie.

Audrey Tatou is perfection as the title character. A combination of Audrey Hepburn, Dolly Levi and Roger Rabbit, she involves herself in the world surrounding her as a means of really enjoying living. There are moments when she finds complete and total joy just walking down the street.

Some of it is hilarious, when her pet goldfish habitually tries to commit suicide, or when she is on the telephone with the man at the porno shop, or when a character is asked “Are you a congenital shmuck”?

But for the most part, its a human comedy, about love, of course.

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IMDB – Top Rated Movies #76 | Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 56 wins

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Genre: Art-house, Comedy, Romance


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