|Manish Dayal and Helen Mirren stir up some treats and trouble.|
Predictability was never as picturesque.
In this feel-good movie of the summer, which takes place in a vintage French village in the south of France, Helen Mirren is the snooty proprietress of a renown restaurant famous for classical cuisine.
Imagine her consternation when an Indian patriarch purchases the property across the street and opens a restaurant where spice trumps subtlety.
The clash of cultures takes on a romantic note when Papa's son, a brilliantly talented chef, falls for a fetching young sous chef working in Madame Mallory's kitchen.
The One Hundred Foot Journey is like a perfect souffle. It's light and frothy, with just the right amount of spice. And it never falls flat.