Loosely inspired by a remarkable true story, this warm, likeable film adds a romantic-comedy subplot to an already irresistible underdog tale.

In 2008, Nadir Dendoune reached the summit of Everest, and held up a handwritten sign - ‘93’ in tribute to the Parisian banlieue where he grew up. He (...)

Darroze (48), is the reigning “World’s Best Woman Chef”, having picked up her trophy from British magazine Restaurant at its “World’s 50 Best Restaurants” ceremony

The world’s best female chef receives me in the tiny, cupboard-like office from which she surveys the kitchen of “Hélène Darroze,” the Paris restaura(...)

 Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, from the French music group, Daft Punk

The fact that the most infectious, feel-good tune of the year was made by two French lads usually seen sporting motorcycle helmets is a sign of the(...)