Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Who is the music composer of the film?||Amelie
Yann Tiersen. He also composed the music for 'Absent', 'Black Session', and 'Le Phare'.
|What is the name of the cafe that Amelie works at?||Amelie
Les Deux Moulins. This cafe really exists in Paris.
|Who plays Nino's caracter?||Amelie
Mathieu Kassovitz. Kassovitz is also a great film director. He directed 'Crimson Rivers'-'Les Rivieres Pourpres'(2000).
Jean-Pierre Jeunet. He has also directed 'Delicatessen' (1991)and 'Alien Resurrection' (1997).
|Who plays Amelie's character?||Amelie
Audrey Tautou. She's a French actress.
They fall in love. Nino tracks Amelie down and goes to her apartment to finally meet her. Up to this point, they had never officially met. When he first gets there, she doesn't answer the door and he leaves. But then, as she's about to run after him, he comes back and they kiss, and the rest is history! Finally! After Amelie helps everyone else, she ends up helping herself.
|Who does the man in Nino's photo book (the guy that Amelie thinks is a ghost) turn out to be?||Have You Met "Amelie"?
A repairman. He is the photo booth repairman.
An adult novelty shop. He also works at the fun house one day a week. At the fun house, he dresses up as a skeleton and tries to scare people who come though the ride.
a gnome. She gave the gnome to her friend, a flight attendant, who traveled around the world. Her friend took pictures of the gnome at famous landmarks (in New York City and Moscow among others) and sent those pictures back to her father.
Collecting discarded photos. When Amelie first sees him, he is digging underneath the photo booth for discarded photos. Nino always collected strange things. Before he collected photos, he collected other people's laughs with a mini tape recorder.
Princess Diana dying. When she saw on the news that Princess Di had been killed, she dropped the lid of her perfume bottle. It rolled across the floor and revealed a secret hiding place for the "treasure box" of a little boy who used to live in the apartment prior to her moving in.
She is a waitress. Amelie is a waitress at the Two Windmills. She got the job there after she moved out of her father's house.
She was crushed. When Amelie and her mother visited Notre Dame, a woman jumped from the top trying to kill herself. The jumper landed on top of Amelie's mother, and they both died instantly.
Her goldfish. The goldfish, Blubber, jumped out of the bowl many times. This shattered Amelie's mother's nerves, and they freed Blubber into a stream.
|Where is the exchange student, who causes the death of Amelie's mother, from?||Amelie
Quebec. The student accidently kills Amelie's mother by crushing her while jumping from a building.
|What is the occupation of the lady for whom Amelie minds the pet cat?||Amelie
air hostess. This is the person who conspires with Amelie to take the pictures of her father's gnome around the world, and so convince Monsieur Poulain to travel!
|With which painter does Monsieur Dufayel, aka the Glass Man, have an obsession?||Amelie
Renoir. Mr. Dufayel had spent years copying just one of Renoir's paintings, trying to capture the feelings of a girl in the picture. His relationship with Amelie helps him to understand her emotions and so complete the painting.
|Amelie's "usual" at the vegetable store run by Monsieur Collignon is a fig and three _____?||Amelie
hazelnuts. Monsieur Collignon is a mean ignorant man who constantly abuses his employee.
|What is the job of the mysterious man whose face appears in so many of the passport photos in Nino's album?||Amelie
photobooth repair man. Amelie and Nino fall in love and eventually end up together.
|What is the name of the actor who plays Nino?||Amelie
Matthieu Kassovitz. Jeunet is the director, Tiersen composed the music, and Laurent is the screenwriter.
|On which day of the week does Nino work on the ghost train at the funfair?||Amelie
Wednesday. This is only one of his jobs; he also works in an adult video store.
|What is the name of the cafe in which Amelie works?||Amelie
Cafe des Deux Moulins. This is an actual Parisian cafe found on the Rue Lepic in Paris.
|What is the name of the hypochondriac tobacconist with whom Amelie works, and whom Amelie tries to set up with a regular customer?||Amelie
Georgette. Suzanne and Gina are the two others who work in the cafe, while Amandine is the name of Amelie's mother. Joseph is the man involved.
|What is the predominant colour of Amelie's apartment?||Amelie
red. Most of the rooms in Amelie's home are painted red, including her bedroom and sitting room.
|Which famous painting does Raymond Dufayel (aka Glass Man) paint every year?||Amelie
The Luncheon of the Boating Party by Auguste Renoir. Raymond Dufayel has painted one painting a year for 40 years, each one a copy of Renoir's original painting. In all this time he has been unable to capture the look of "la fille au verre d'eau" in the centre of the painting.
|How is Amelie's mother killed?||Amelie
Someone falls on her.. Amelie's mother, Amandine Poulain, is killed instantly when a woman ends her life by jumping from the top of Notre Dame cathedral, unfortunately landing on Mme Poulain. Amelie is only a young child at the time.
|What is the name of the character, played by Mathieu Kassovitz, who Amelie falls in love with?||Amelie
Nino. Amelie falls in love with Nino at first sight, even though he has a strange hobby of collecting torn up fragments of photos from underneath photo booths! Hipolito is the struggling writer who frequents Les Deux Moulins. Collignon is the greengrocer and Lucien is his assistant.
|Who wrote the soundtrack for the film?||Amelie
Yann Tiersen. Yann Tiersen is a very talented composer and musician - on the soundtrack to Amélie, for example, he is credited with playing the toy piano, carillon, banjo, mandolins, guitar, harpsichord, vibraphone, accordian, piano, bass guitar and melodica! Michael Nyman wrote the soundtrack to the film "The Piano" and Maurice Jarre wrote the soundtrack to "Lawrence of Arabia".
Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Some of his other films include "La Cité des Enfants Perdus", and "Alien: Resurrection".
|What is the name of the actress who plays Amelie Poulain?||Amelie
Audrey Tautou. Audrey Tatou is a fantastic actress. She has also starred in "A la Folie..Pas du Tout", "Les Poupees Russes", "L'auberge Espagnole" and many more.
|What is the name of the cafe where Amelie works?||Amelie
Les Deux Moulins. Les Deux Moulins is the name of a real cafe in Paris. Les Deux Magots is one the most famous cafés in Paris and was a haunt of the likes of Sartre and Hemingway. Cafe de Flore was also a haunt of literary figures such as Simone de Beauvoir and Camus.