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1 . Director Jean-Pierre Jeunet wrote the role of Amelie with Emily Watson in mind.
2 . 'Amelie' raked in big bucks.
3 . The cafe Amelie worked at is a real place.
4 . 'Amelie' was nominated for five Academy Awards.
5 . The color scheme for the film was inspired by a famous artist.
6 . Vanessa Paradis was also considered for the role of Amelie.
7 . Yann Tiersen was not the first choice to score the film.
8 . The traveling gnome was inspired by real-life events.
9 . Amelie and her love interest Nino Quincampoix never exchange a line of dialogue.
10 . The fake black-and-white documentary Amelie watches on TV is taken from real footage.
11 . The dog and duck paintings in Amelie's room are by Michael Sowa.
12 . In the original draft, Amelie's father was an Englishman living in London.
13 . The apartment interior shots were filmed in a studio in Germany.
14 . Jeunet filmed outside shots on the streets of Paris, despite wanting a more fake, dreamlike quality to the city.
15 . Audrey Tautou couldn't skip stones.
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