"We can't go around... measuring our goodness by what we don't do. By what we deny ourselves, what we resist, and who we exclude. I think... we've got to measure goodness by what we embrace, what we create... and who we include."
Being different or not living your life according to the norms shaped by community is always a hassle. Vianne, travels around the world with her beloved daughter. Her status as a single mother and doesn't go to church is enough to make the villagers cluster her as immoral. But then again, what is immoral?.
Chocolat has a unique way to show that kindness is fostered through affection, empathy, solicitude and tolerance. It is a warmhearted movie about friends and family, which also exploits chocolate as a media to convey a message that nurturing kindness will result in sweetness.