Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Grab The Hundred Foot Journey In Time For The Holiday Today!

 If you haven't seen The Hundred Foot Journey, you are missing out. This movie is from the producers Steven Spielberg & Oprah Winfrey and director Lasse Hallström! As of December 2, 2014 it is available for purchase just in time to stuff in those stockings! What is it about?
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, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a Michelin starred, classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren), gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant a hundred feet from her own escalate to all out war between the two establishments – until Hassan’s passion for French haute cuisine and for Mme. Mallory’s 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 Mme. Mallory cannot ignore. At first Mme. Mallory's culinary rival, she eventually recognizes Hassan's gift as a chef and takes him under her wing.
 The Digital HD + Blu-Ray Combo Pack comes with the following bonus content too!
  •  The Hundred-Foot Journey With Steven Spielberg & Oprah Winfrey - Producers Steven Spielberg & Oprah Winfrey sit down to discuss “The Hundred-Foot Journey.”  What was it about the project that brought them together for their first collaboration in 30 years since “The Color Purple.” This piece is complimented with photography from the sets to give it an even more personal feel.
  • The Recipe, The Ingredients, The Journey - Enter the enchanting world of the film on set with director Lasse Hallström, producer Juliet Blake, author Richard Morais, cast, crew, chefs and composer A.R. Rahman.  “The Hundred-Foot Journey” comes to life from  the  pages  of  the book, to stunning locations in the South of France, with a beautifully crafted story (and mouth-watering food) that will make you hungry for home and the spice of life.
  • On Set With Oprah Winfrey­ - Production designer David Gropman gives Oprah Winfrey a tour of the Maison Mumbai and the “Hundred-Foot Journey” to the Le Saule Pleureur.
  • Coconut Chicken – Learn how to make coconut chicken in this demonstration of a beautiful, Indian inspired dish with Chef Anil Sharma.
Visit your local retailer to find it near you! Be sure to visit The Hundred Foot Journey on their social media to stay up to date with the latest too!
*The Small Things received a copy to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own*


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