The Hundred Foot Journey DVD|
Starring Academy AwardÂ® winner Helen Mirren*, produced by Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey, and from the director of Chocolat, this uplifting story bursts with flavour, passion and heart. When the chilly chef proprietress of a Michelin starred French restaurant in southern France (Mirren) gets wind of a culinary immigrant opening an Indian restaurant just 100 feet from her own, her protests escalate to all-out war between the two establishments. It's a celebration of triumph over exile as these two worlds collide and one young man tries to find the comfort of home in every pot wherever he may be.from£4.49 | RRP:
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- 09 March 2015
- Lasse Hallström
- Entertainment One
- 122 minutes
Lasse Hallström directs this comedy drama starring Helen Mirren. Top class chef Madame Mallory (Mirren) has a reputation that she has worked extremely hard to achieve. When Papa Kadam (Om Puri) and his family move from India to open a restaurant in Paris on the other side of the street, Madame Mallory is furious and does everything in her power to get them to leave. As she gets to know the family however she discovers that the eldest son Hassan (Manish Dayal) has a very special talent in the kitchen. Can the two very different chefs put aside their differences for the sake of serving fine cuisine?
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch When Hassan and his family led by Papa (Om Puri) move to a quaint village in the South of France with the grand plan of opening an Indian restaurant in the picturesque countryside they are undeterred by the fact that only 100 feet opposite stands a Michelin starred classical French eatery However upon encountering the icy proprietress Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren) the Kadam family realise they may have bitten off more than they can chew Outraged by the new arrivals Madame Mallory is determined to have their business shut down As cultures clash and food flies a heated battle escalates between the two establishments – until that is Hassan’s passion and talent for French cuisine begin to enchant Madame Mallory and even she can’t deny this young chef could have what it takes to garner even more acclaim for her beloved restaurant This along with his new-found friendship with her beautiful sous chef Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon) starts to weave a magic between the two cultures and despite their different tastes they discover an unlikely recipe for success that surprises them all An uplifting and feel-good cultural feast full of Indian spices French sophistication and British wit THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY is directed by Lasse Hallström and produced by Oprah Winfrey Steven Spielberg and Juliet Blake
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