R | | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Jean-Pierre Jeunet had been having trouble finding the right actress to cast as the lead in his film. Then he happened to see a poster for the film Venus Beauty (1999) featuring Audrey Tautou and he knew he'd found his leading lady.
On September 3rd 1973, at 6:28pm and 32 seconds, a bluebottle fly capable of 14,670 wing beats a minute landed on Rue St Vincent, Montmartre. At the same moment, on a restaurant terrace nearby, the wind magically made two glasses dance unseen on a ...
When Nino starts kissing Amélie (after she kissed him three times) he bends his head to the right. In the next shot, his head is bent to the left.
The ending credits for the lead actors are presented on pages of a photograph album, featuring pictures of the actors which have been torn up and pieced together.
French, Russian, English
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