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Post by pp_amanda » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:06 am

"Amelie" redirects here. For the given name, see Amélie (given name). For other uses, see Amélie (disambiguation).

French theatrical poster
Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Produced by Jean-Marc Deschamps
Claudie Ossard
Written by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (scenario)
Guillaume Laurant (dialogue)
Narrated by André Dussollier
Starring Audrey Tautou
Mathieu Kassovitz
Music by Yann Tiersen
Cinematography Bruno Delbonnel
Editing by Jeffery Schneid
Studio France 3 Cinéma
Distributed by UGC (France)
Miramax Films (US)[1]
Release date(s)
25 April 2001 (France)
5 October 2001 (United Kingdom)
16 November 2001 (United States)
21 December 2001 (Australia)
Running time 122 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget $10 million[2]
Box office $173,921,954[2]
Amélie (Original French title: Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain (French pronunciation: ​[ləø.dɛs.tɛ̃'lɛ̃]); The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain) is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Written by Jeunet with Guillaume Laurant, the film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre. It tells the story of a shy waitress, played by Audrey Tautou, who decides to change the lives of those around her for the better, while struggling with her own isolation. The film was an International co-production between companies in France and Germany.
The film met with critical acclaim and was a box-office success. Amélie won Best Film at the European Film Awards; it won four César Awards (including Best Film and Best Director), two BAFTA Awards (including Best Original Screenplay), and was nominated for five Academy Awards.

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