At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?
Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Amélie has reached America, at last!
I have been looking forward to this one for a long time and I was not disappointed in the least. In fact, I was happily and fancifully ...
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From her depressed father to a hermetic painter with a rare bone disorder (although not too rare, as a character in another film from the same year suffered the same ailment), Amelie takes it upon her self to change these people's lives for the better.
That movie was easily the worst in the series thus far (hampered by really dumb script), but it did have some beautiful images, and the film's failure can't really be attributed to the skill of the direction.