Designers David Gropman and Renee Ehrlich Kalfus Dip Into the World of Chocolat

The camera swoops down on a French village, charmingly set atop a hill, as snow softly falls. The snow may be digitally applied, as is the river that flows across the bottom of the frame. But otherwise, according to Chocolat production designer David Gropman, the town of Flavigny-sur-Ozcrain appears just as he found it. The look and setting of the 10th-century Burgundy hamlet — not to mention the coincidence that Anis de Flavigny candy is manufactured there — so perfectly suit the

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