Company Credits A showdown with the boss is inevitable. In a botched ... See full summary ». With JeeJa Yanin, Hiroshi Abe, Pongpat Wachirabunjong, Taphon Phopwandee. Technical Specs, See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro, Jean-Marc Drou | Here are some of our picks to get you in the spirit. This would stem from confidence in showing off the stunts from a single viewpoint, and not feel sore from not being able to cover it from multiple angles. Chocolate (Tamil) (2001), drama released in Tamil language in theatre near you in . A critic from Sify.com noted "The film tantalises in the beginning only to loose its fizz halfway through", adding "our heart goes straight out to Prashanth who despite the odds, comes up with a decent performance. Violence is OK, but sex is zero here. Chocolate Release Dates So Thai director Prachya Pinkaew is probably shrewd enough to identify this golden opportunity, and so introduces us to Yanin Vismistananda in her debut feature Chocolate.Those familiar with Pinkaew's martial arts extravaganzas with Ong Bak and Tom Yum Goong, will know roughly what to expect from Chocolate. It contains some admirable scenes also. In this part of the world, there's no dearth of male action heroes, you know, those with real martial arts background. "[7] Malathi Rangarajan of The Hindu reviewed the film and added that "this youthful bonanza gets stretched, testing one's patience towards the end, none but the screenplay is to blame. Title: | The beaten Tien is rescued. The film opened to a positive response and was successful at the box office in September 2001.[1]. Featuring Prashanth and debutant Jaya Re in the lead roles, the film also has Livingston, Suhasini, Mumtaj (dual role) and Nagendra Prasad in supporting roles, while the score and soundtrack are composed by Deva. Anyway Dad had to exile himself back to Japan to avoid an all out gang war, and Zin now becomes an outcast single parent, who has to struggle with cancer, as well as raising an autistic child.Children of such nature are usually referred to as special, and the specialness of Zen is her ability to pick up martial arts by observation. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Filming & Production Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. A near retired inspector and his unit are willing to put down a crime boss at all costs while dealing with his replacement, who is getting in their way. But that's not to put down her effort, except that I thought as a lady, her final delivery of those choreographed punches and kicks lacked some really hard hitting edge to them, and the curious observation that some required some speeding up, was left to be desired. Prime Video has you covered this holiday season with movies for the family. (2008). | Chocolate is a 2001 Tamil film directed by A. Venkatesh and produced by R. Madhesh. "Chocolate (2001 film)" redirects here. A violent gang is abducting and killing women around Thailand. . Aravind (Prashanth) meets Anjali (Jaya Re) and falls in love at first sight without knowing her background. Zen, with her martial skills, becomes his enforcer. 35 of 43 people found this review helpful. [5], A fight scene was shot at Koyambedu Market Road near Chennai with 16 cameras, while scenes were shot in Japan and a song was shot on a cruise ship between Cambodia and Vietnam. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Aravind convinces Saradha to support him as her suitor, so Saradha makes Aravind marry Anjali. Zin has taken in a chubby kid, Moom, who watches over Zen. Continuing from Ong Bak 2's 1440s, Prince Tien fails to revenge his parents' murder by the evil new ruler. Directed by Prachya Pinkaew. 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Venkatesh (director), Articles with dead external links from August 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Short description is different from Wikidata, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Minnal Deepa as Anjali and Nirmala's friend, This page was last edited on 18 November 2020, at 20:10. An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money. Producer R. Madhesh opted against having a traditional audio cassette release function and chose to distribute the cassettes to music shops enclosed with Cadbury chocolate. Written by Use the HTML below. Sanim and his friends, having had loved ones abducted, have joined together to break the gang of kidnappers. Can he bring peace to the kingdom? I'd bet there are numerous sequences here that Jackie Chan himself would approve and be proud of.And in true Jackie Chan culture, besides the end credits featuring some of the NG shots and injuries to the stars and stunt folk, you'll be glad to know that Yanin did most of her own stunts, and it's indeed no mean feat fighting in a skirt of that length, without it getting in the way. When a billionaire's daughter intent on bringing down a major crime syndicate is targeted by a group of professional assassins, a team of mercenaries must stop them before they kill her. What was internalized in Chocolate, was probably from the Jackie Chan styled school of action, which fuses some bit comedy, with the utilizing of everyday objects in one's surroundings to throw off opponents, or worked into the action piece as a prop for acrobatic stunts to be performed. When the owner of a major elephant camp is murdered, Kham finds himself the number one suspect and on the run from both the police and the deceased's vengeful twin nieces. The film features song composed by Deva and lyrics by Vaali. In a Romeo- Juliet styled love springing from only hate, only in Singapore do you have the sex scene severely edited, which I thought was important as that's how Zen was conceived. She watches the students next door and Muay Thai movies, absorbing every technique. Zin has taken in a chubby kid, Moom, who watches over Zen. There, Lee Kang cooked and gave her ... See full summary ». Thus, movie manages to make its mark with a lot difficulties. Official Sites Hence thanks to DVDs of Pinkaew's earlier movies, and having to reside beside a Muay Thai school, Zen picks up the skills necessary, and get to use them when she goes hunting for her mother's debtors in order to pay for chemotherapy sessions. "[10], The film was later dubbed and released in Telugu in March 2002 with the same name and won positive reviews from critics. This FAQ is empty. Movies. [15] The song Malai Malai was the anthem for many youth around the time of the movie's release. For other uses, see, "BizHat.com - Chocklet Review. It teases with what's over the horizon starting from a few thugs at a street performance, and sets up carefully crafted action sequences for our heroine to flit from one to another, each being an excuse to dispatch goon after goon coming at her.Influences from Hong Kong action movies are without doubt, as you can recount similar settings in various HK movies being incorporated here, such as Fong Sai-Yuk's half- crouching styled fights under a stage. After the son foils an attempt to steal a priceless Thai artifact, the family becomes national heroes and the target of revenge by the criminal gang whose robbery they stopped. (as Antonio Gil-Martinez), Madame Pouget Chocobar Tamil Movie: Check out the latest news about Navdeep's Chocobar movie, story, cast & crew, release date, photos, review, box office collections and much more only on FilmiBeat A young Thai boxer learns the skills and inner meaning of martial arts. Moom finds a ledger listing business men who owe Zin money; he goes to them one at a time to collect in order to pay for Zin's treatment. [6], The film opened to mixed reviews in September 2001, after having an initial premiere at Bay Area, San Francisco. Add the first question. Menu. Know about Film reviews, lead cast & crew, photos & video gallery on BookMyShow. Looking for something to watch? How about a female counterpart? Since the rumoured falling out with his main star of those movies, there's definitely some big shoes to fill, and Yanin fills them quite nicely, martial arts wise, though there were certain scenes which were quite clear that she's still a diamond in the rough with many edges left to polish.