Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

The Hundred-Foot Journey

Lasse Hallström revisits familiar territory with The Hundred-Foot Journey, a warmly lit, yet cloyingly corny and drama-free adaptation of Richard C. Morais’ novel of the same name. Talented cook Hassan (Manish Dayal) and his family – Papa (Om Puri) and his other children – relocate to France after a devastating fire, opening an Indian restaurant in a rural village. It’s not all happy endings, however, as their arrival doesn’t sit well with snobby restauranteur Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren). Continue reading “Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)”