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Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey

The world has so many unique cuisines, so it was inevitable that one day, two would go head to head: if you love Indian food, if you love French food, if you love food in general, this movie is to watch ASAP.

The Hundred-Foot Journey” tells the story of Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal), a man with dreams of being a chef. When Hassan and his family are forced to leave their native India, they travel to Europe, and, led by Papa (Om Puri), they decide to settle down in the picturesque village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France, and do what they do best: cook Indian food. However, the home they have purchased, and renovated into the ‘Maison Mumbai’, happens to be a hundred feet across the street from a Michelin starred restaurant, le Saule Pleureur, run by Mme. Mallory (Helen Mirren). Along the way, Hassan falls for the talented sous-chef, Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon), who cultivates his passion for food. Continue reading