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August 5
8:11 2014

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)

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