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.
The funeral in the imaginary black-and-white documentary that Amélie watches on TV is composed of footage from a 1923 Pathe Journal newsreel segment about the death of actress Sarah Bernhardt.
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 pursuits the man in the red shoes they both turn to the right side of the station, leaving trains to their left side. In the next scene (shot from outside), they come out of the left side exit, with the trains on their right side.
In the opening titles, the girl playing Amélie as a child is shown doing various things. These activities illustrate the titles being shown at the same time.
French, Russian, English
$133,446 (Switzerland) (10 August 2001)
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