The Lunchbox

    Genre
    Drama, Romance
  • Runtime
    104 mins
  • Release Date
    2014
  • Countries
    USA, Canada, France, Germany, India
  • Languages
    English, Hindi

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Deemed by the Hollywood Reporter as "a tasty surprise," THE LUNCHBOX, Director/Writer Ritesh Batra's (PHOTOGRAPH, THE SENSE OF AN ENDING) first feature, is rated an impeccable 97% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, and won the hearts of both critics and audiences at the Cannes, Sundance, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals. After a mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously effective lunchbox delivery system, a young woman finds an unexpected connection with an older man, as they build a fantasy world through notes in the lunchbox.
DIRECTED BY:
Ritesh Batra
WRITTEN BY:
Ritesh Batra
CAST INCLUDES:
Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Irrfan Khan, Shruti Bapna, Lillete Dubey

SYNOPSIS

Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes that this new recipe will finally arouse some kind of reaction from her neglectful husband. She prepares a special lunchbox to be delivered to him at work, but, unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another office worker, Saajan, a lonely man on the verge of retirement. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a little note in the following day’s lunchbox, in the hopes of getting to the bottom of the mystery.

The Lunchbox

    Genre
    Drama, Romance
  • Runtime
    104 mins
  • Release Date
    2014
  • Countries
    USA, Canada, France, Germany, India
  • Languages
    English, Hindi
DIRECTED BY
Ritesh Batra
WRITTEN BY
Ritesh Batra
CAST INCLUDES
Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Irrfan Khan, Shruti Bapna, Lillete Dubey
Deemed by the Hollywood Reporter as "a tasty surprise," THE LUNCHBOX, Director/Writer Ritesh Batra's (PHOTOGRAPH, THE SENSE OF AN ENDING) first feature, is rated an impeccable 97% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, and won the hearts of both critics and audiences at the Cannes, Sundance, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals. After a mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously effective lunchbox delivery system, a young woman finds an unexpected connection with an older man, as they build a fantasy world through notes in the lunchbox.

Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes that this new recipe will finally arouse some kind of reaction from her neglectful husband. She prepares a special lunchbox to be delivered to him at work, but, unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another office worker, Saajan, a lonely man on the verge of retirement. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a little note in the following day’s lunchbox, in the hopes of getting to the bottom of the mystery.