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8.1
/10
29,672 Ratings

Amélie

Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
France, Germany, 2001
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy

Synopsis

Bursting with imagination and having seen her fair share of tragedy and fantasy, Amélie is not like any other girl. As she grows up, she becomes a waitress in a Montmartre bar. One day, she discovers that her goal in life is to fix up other people’s troubles by influencing their destinies.

Amélie Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2002 | 5 nominations including: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Independent Spirit Awards

2002 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

Toronto International Film Festival

2001 | Winner: People's Choice Award

Critics reviews

Amélie is not a great film but it is entertaining and imaginative. Jeunet’s cartoonish style reaches often hilarious and surreal heights – virtually every scene is a frenzy of small, quick movements, darting eyes and tiny surprises.
December 01, 2001
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