2016, English subtitles. From anonymity to fame, witness the inspiring story of Chocolat (Omar Sy), France’s first black circus artist who transformed the Belle Époque.

Next scheduled broadcast Dec, 15 2019 08:35 pm
The unstoppable rise of Chocolat, France's first black entertainer. In the late 19th century, the clown Footit, whose career had seen better days, spotted Rafael Padilla, a former Afro-Cuban slave, in a small provincial circus. The duo went on to enjoy immense popular acclaim. Directed by: Roschdy Zem (France, 2015) Cast: Omar Sy (Chocolat), James Thiérrée (Footit), Thibault de Montalembert (Jules Moy), Clotilde Hesme (Marie), Olivier Gourmet (Oller), Frédéric Pierrot (Mr Delvaux), Noémie Lvovsky (Ms Delvaux), Alice de Lencquesaing (Camille) Genre: biography Awards: 2 Césars in 2017 (Best supporting actor for James Thiérrée, Best production design), 2 Globes de Cristal in 2017 (Best film, Best actor for Omar Sy).
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