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Director  Anne Wheeler
Initial DVD release  November 6, 2001
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Country  Canada
6.3/10 IMDb

3.2/5 AlloCine

Genre  Comedy, Drama, Romance
Music director  Graeme Coleman
Language  English
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Writer  Peggy Thompson (screenplay)
Release date  February 14, 1999
Cast  Karyn Dwyer (Maggie), Christina Cox (Kim), Wendy Crewson (Lila), Ann-Marie MacDonald (Frances), Peter Outerbridge (Judy), Jay Brazeau (Mr. Marcus)
Similar movies  Knock Knock, Straight Outta Compton, The Voyeur, Halloween, Basic Instinct, The Ages Of Lulu
Tagline  A delicious romantic comedy.

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Better Than Chocolate is a 1999 Canadian romantic comedy movie shot in Vancouver directed by Anne Wheeler.

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Plot

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Maggie (Karyn Dwyer) has recently moved out on her own and has started a relationship with Kim (Christina Cox). However, Maggie's mother Lila (Wendy Crewson) and brother, who are forced to move into her loft sublet with her, are unaware that she is a lesbian. Maggie's freedom is compromised, and she believes she must keep her blossoming affair a secret. However, the clandestine romance introduces Maggie's family to a host of new experiences, many of which are "better than chocolate".

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The cast also includes Ann-Marie MacDonald as Frances, the owner of a LGBT bookstore where Maggie works, and Peter Outerbridge as Judy, a trans woman with a crush on Frances.

Cast

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  • Karyn Dwyer as Maggie
  • Christina Cox as Kim
  • Peter Outerbridge as Judy
  • Ann-Marie MacDonald as Frances
  • Wendy Crewson as Lila | Maggie's Mom
  • Kevin Mundy as Paul | Maggie's Brother
  • Marya Delver as Carla
  • Tony Nappo as Tony
  • Jay Brazeau as Mr. Marcus
  • Beatrice Zeilinger as Bernice
  • Awards

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    The film screened at film festivals around the world and was ranked 31st on The Hollywood Reporter's Top 200 independent films list of 1999.

    Background

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    The film was created with a budget of $1.6 million. It was co-produced by Peggy Thompson and Sharon McGowan.

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    The film takes its name from a lyric in Sarah McLachlan's song "Ice Cream", "Your love is better than chocolate". Veena Sood, the sister of McLachlan's then-husband Ashwin Sood, has a small role in the film as a religious protestor.

    The plot line about the bookstore is a fairly direct reference to Vancouver's Little Sister's Book and Art Emporium and its travails with Canada Customs. The bookstore is thanked in the credits. Ann-Marie MacDonald, who plays the bookstore's owner, is a well-known Canadian author.

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    The movie poster, which shows two women embracing and one woman's naked back, was banned by the Hong Kong Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority as it was deemed "offensive to public morality, decency and ordinary good taste." An advertisement in the San Diego Union-Tribune was also removed, due to the word "lesbian" being present on the movie poster.

    Soundtrack

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    The soundtrack of the film was released as a CD in 1999 on Lakeshore Records.


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    References

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