From producers Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey comes the deliciously entertaining The Hundred-Foot Journey, available for pre-order today with delivery on December 2, 2014.
Based on the best-selling novel by Richard C. Morais, the film stars Helen Mirren as Madame Mallory, the chilly chef/proprietress of the Michelin-starred Le Saule Pleureur restaurant located in a quaint village in the south of France. All is well until the Kadam family migrates from India to the village, and Papa opens up Maison Mumbai, an Indian restaurant, only a hundred feet from her own doors.
To add to the complications, Papa’s son Hassan falls for Mme. Mallory’s sous chef Marguerite, and is also a fine cook in his own right – a fact noticed by the Madame, who takes him on as a prodigy.
This flavorful tale of cultural differences, shared passions, and the unifying nature of food makes this movie a delight for all.
In addition to the film, the Digital HD and Blu-ray Combo Pack come with the following bonus features:
- “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.
The DVD version comes with “The Recipe, The Ingredients, The Journey” bonus feature.
If you’re unfamiliar with the movie, here is the DreamWorks Pictures trailer for the home release:
To whet your appetite for the Blu-Ray and Digital release, DreamWorks Pictures and Walt Disney Studios were kind enough to provide the following recipe card for one of the dishes in the film: