The Hundred-Foot Journey
- India/United Arab Emirates/USA
- 122 min
- Directed by: Lasse Hallstrom
- Written by: Steven Knight
- Cast: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal
- UK release: 5 September 2014
Indian patriarch Papa (Puri) decides to open a restaurant in the French countryside, directly opposite a Michelin-starred joint run by Madame Mallory (Mirren); cue romantic complications between son Hassan (Dayal) and Mallory's sous-chef Marguerite (Le Bon). Mirren's imperiousness almost redeems it, but an undercooked third act makes for an insipid conclusion.
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The Hundred-Foot Journey1 Sep 2014
Helen Mirren is on fine form in a sentimental culinary culture clash drama
Swapping cocoa for curry powder, Lasse Hallström’s latest is a culinary tale based on the book by Richard C Morais with a screenplay by Steven Knight (Locke, Eastern Promises). Recalling his Juliette Binoche-starrer Chocolat, Hallström again wants us to…
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