Better Than Chocolate is a heartfelt romantic comedy released in 1999. Directed by Anne Wheeler, the story is set in Vancouver and revolves around Maggie (Karyn Dwyer), a bookstore employee who falls in love with a young artist named Kim (Christina Cox). As their relationship blossoms, they must navigate the complexities of love, sexuality, and acceptance in a world filled with prejudice. Their journey becomes even more challenging when Maggie's mother Lila (Wendy Crewson) comes to live with them. Lila befriends a transgender woman named Judy (Peter Outerbridge) who teaches Lila to accept her daughter. With a vibrant cast of characters, Better Than Chocolate explores themes of self-discovery, family bonds, and the power of love to overcome societal norms.
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