The Mistress of Spices
Filmfest 2006

THE MISTRESS OF SPICES is an enchanting and sensual fable about the romantic and personal conflicts that face a beautiful young woman trained in the ancient and magical art of spices. Ordained with special powers to help those that come to her, Tilo can sense people’s problems with a startling ability to see into their past and future. She works in a small San Francisco store called the Spice Bazaar where, with the guidance of her spices, she finds the perfect remedy for anyone who walks through her door. When Doug, a handsome, enigmatic architect crashes his Harley Davison outside her San Francisco store, her life is changed forever... India is an ancient land famed for its myths, magic and traditions. But when its people leave to start new lives in the faraway lands of America and Europe, what happens to the magic left behind?

tags: Feature film

Cast: Aishwarya Rai, Dylan McDermott, Ayesha Dharker


Director: Paul Mayeda Berges