When Canadian diplomat Maya (Lisa Ray) and her stay-at-home husband, Michael (Don McKellar), are relocated to exotic New Dehli, they inherit a household of Indian servants ruled by the sweet and charming Stella (Seema Biswas). An out-of-work chef back home, Michael implores Stella to impart her culinary wisdom and help him spice up his own repertoire. After some initial resistance, she agrees to mentor the wide-eyed westerner. As the two prepare a mouthwatering array of colourful and sumptuous cuisines, an unlikely bond begins to form. But Stella isn't who she appears to be. In fact, she's secretly cooking up a few schemes of her own...
Friday, March 19, 2010
Original Languages: English/Hindi
Running Time: 103 min.