Jadoo
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This comedy revolves around two brothers, both wonderful chefs, who fall out catastrophically. At the climax of their dispute they rip the family recipe book in half - one brother gets the starters and the other gets the main courses. They set up rival restaurants, across the road from each other, and spend the next twenty years trying to out-do each other. Neither brother will admit it but they both know they are not entirely successful in the 'other half' of the menu. It takes a daughter - a successful corporate lawyer marrying a man from a very different background - to reunite… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"No shortage of appetising ingredients here, yet the execution sadly fails to make the most of them."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"If the story doesn't linger long in the memory, director Amit Gupta's loving depiction of food is something to savour."
‑ David Aldridge, Radio Times
"The story may not engage the mind, but your saliva glands will be working overtime."
‑ David Gritten, Daily Telegraph
"Let down by some erratic, repetitive plotting."
‑ Stephen Kelly, Total Film
"Colourful and engaging, this subculture comedy keeps us smiling with a mouth-watering mix of delicious food and lively characters."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Buoyant and beautifully shot the picture is a celebration of food and family life that adroitly sidesteps many cultural cliches."
‑ Henry Fitzherbert, Daily Express
"Jadoo lacks the great writing of classic food movies like Big Night or Babette's Feast, but it is a warm and likeable addition to the genre."
‑ Paul Gallagher, The List
"You can see where it's all heading right from the off, but even in the predictable resolve you'll be hard-pressed to keep your eyes bone dry."
‑ Graham Young, Birmingham Mail
"Not bad, just terribly mild."
‑ Mike McCahill, Guardian
"[An] enjoyable family feast."
‑ Mark Dinning, Empire Magazine
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