Synopsis: Better than chocolate follows a young lesbian named Maggie. Living in Vancouver Maggie works in a book store which sells titles about the lgbt+ community, including guides to safe sex. With this material having been deemed obscene, we witness the prejudice and discrimination towards the community and the outcome of this on their lives. Meanwhile Maggie meets a young artist named Kim. They quickly develop an intense romance and move in together. However when Maggie’s mother and brother come to stay she is forced to decide between living in secret or revealing who she really is. A tale of love, acceptance, loss and pleasure.
Director: Anne Wheeler
Writers: Peggy Thompson
Producers: Sharon McGowan, Rosamond Norbury, Peggy Thompson, Christopher Adkins
Cast: Wendy Crewson, Karyn Dwyer, Christina Cox
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Duration: 1 hr 41 min
Released: 22 April 1999