THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MASTERPIECE IS THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT
THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY
Starring Academy Award ®-Winner Helen Mirren (“The Queen”)Arrives on Digital HD, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand, December 2, 2014
Starring Academy Award ®-Winner Helen Mirren (“The Queen”)Arrives on Digital HD, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand, December 2, 2014From producers Steven Spielberg & Oprah Winfrey and director Lasse Hallström (“Chocolat,” “The CiderHouse Rules”) comes the deliciously entertaining story of “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” available to ownon December 2, 2014. Based on the beloved, best-selling novel by Richard C. Morais and starring AcademyAward®-winner Helen Mirren (“The Queen,” “Monsters University,” “The Debt”), this flavorful tale ofcultural differences, shared passions, and the unifying nature of food is the perfect gift for movie fans of allages this holiday season! The movie is available for purchase on Digital HD, Bluray Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand.
Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in thesouth of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant – the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a Michelin starred, classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren), gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant a hundred feet from her own escalate to all out war between the two establishments – until Hassan’s passion for French haute cuisine and for Mme. Mallory’s enchanting sous chef, Marguerite (CharlotteLe Bon), combine with his mysteriously delicious talent to weave magic between their two cultures and imbue Saint-Antonin with the flavors of life that even Mme.Mallory cannot ignore. At first Mme. Mallory’s culinary rival, she eventually recognizes Hassan’s gift as a chef and takes him under her wing.
The Hundred-Foot Journey is charming and a mildly amusing story about a rift if you will, between two restaurant owners. It’s French cuisine against Indian delicacies. A new family moves into a very close-minded French village and rocks their world with their exotic dishes. Bold and mellow personalities clash at first, but upon reflection they get their priorities in life right and open their views about some serious issues brought up. Culture showdown, romance, rivalry and humor are perforated throughout the whole show. Helen Mirran is a rockstar in this movie and we thought it was a mesmerizing storyline with an enjoyable cast. It’s a great feel good story. Definitely entertaining.