Photo Flash: Oprah, Helen Mirren & More Attend NY Premiere of THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY
Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon, Lasse Hallström (director), Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Juliet Blake (producers) and Stacey Snider (Chairman & CEO of DreamWorks) at the world premiere of Dreamworks Pictures' The Hundred-foot Journey at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City, NY on Monday, August 4, 2014. Check out photos below!
In The Hundred-Foot Journey, 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 the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a Michelin-starred, classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren) gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant a hundred feet from her own escalate into a heated battle between the two establishments until Hassan¹s Passion for French Haute Cuisine ‹ and for Madame Mallory¹s enchanting sous chef, Marguerite (Charlotte Le 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 Madame Mallory cannot ignore. At first Madame Mallory's culinary rival, she eventually recognizes Hassan's gift as a chef and takes him under her wing.
The Hundred-Foot Journey abounds with flavors that burst across the tongue. A stimulating triumph over exile, blossoming with Passion and heart, it is a portrayal of two worlds colliding and one young man¹s drive to find the comfort of home, in every pot, wherever he may be.
Directed by Academy Award-nominee Lasse Hallström and starring Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon, ³The Hundred-Foot Journey² is produced by Academy Award-winner Steven Spielberg, Academy Award-nominee Oprah Winfrey and Juliet Blake. The executive producers are Caroline Hewitt, Carla Gardini, Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King. The screenplay is written by Academy Award-nominee Steven Knight, based on the novel ³The Hundred-Foot Journey² by Richard C. Morais.
Photos: Walt Disney Studios/ (Jamie McCarthy/Wireimage)