The Lunchbox Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ritesh Batra

Release Date:

Friday, February 28, 2014 Limited

thematic material and smoking
Runtime: 1 hr, 44 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to a stranger in the dusk of his life. They build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Gradually, this fantasy threatens to overwhelm their reality.


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Who stars in The Lunchbox: Cast List

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Who's making The Lunchbox: Crew List

A look at the The Lunchbox behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ritesh Batra last directed Photograph and Our Souls At Night. The film's writer Ritesh Batra last wrote Photograph.


Ritesh Batra

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Production: What we know about The Lunchbox?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2013 - September: The film was set to Completed  status.

The Lunchbox Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Lunchbox was a Limited release in 2014 on Friday, February 28, 2014. There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including The Son of God, Non-Stop and Odd Thomas.

As a Limited release, The Lunchbox will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

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