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THE LUNCHBOX (DABBA) (Past Film)
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Completed - HINDI, ENGLISH - Drama - 104 minutes

Log Line

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system (Mumbai's Dabbawallahs) 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.

Previous markets

  • Cannes 2013 (Premiere)
  • Toronto 2013 (Screening)
  • Sundance 2014 (Screening)
Full history

Year of production : 2013

Director(s) : Ritesh BATRA
Writer(s) : Ritesh BATRA
Cast : Irrfan KHAN, Nimrat KAUR, Nawazuddin SIDDIQUI, Denzil SMITH, Bharati ACHREKAR, Nakul VAID, Yashvi Puneet NAGAR, Lillete DUBEY

Producer(s) : Guneet MONGA (SIKHYA ENTERTAINMENT), Anurag KASHYAP (SIKHYA ENTERTAINMENT), Arun RANGACHARI (DAR MOTION PICTURES)

Production

Country(ies) : INDIA, FRANCE, GERMANY

ARGENTINA CDI FILMS
AUSTRALIA MADMAN ENTERTAI
AUSTRALIA MADMAN ENTERTAI
AUSTRIA Dec 13, 2013 FILMLADEN GES.M
BELGIUM Dec 11, 2013 ABC - DISTRIBUT
BRAZIL IMOVISION
BULGARIA SOFIA INTERNATI
CANADA MÉTROPOLE FILMS
CANADA MONGREL MEDIA I
CZECH REPU AEROFILMS
DENMARK SCANBOX ENTERTA
FRANCE UNIVERSCINE
FRANCE Dec 11, 2013 HAPPINESS DISTR
GERMANY NFP MARKETING &
GREECE FEELGOOD ENTERT
HONG KONG EDKO FILMS LTD
HUNGARY CIRKO FILM KFT.
JAPAN LONGRIDE INC.
JAPAN TOHO CO., LTD.
KOREA (Sou PETERPAN PICTUR
NORWAY ACTIONFILM AS
POLAND GUTEK FILM LTD
PORTUGAL ALAMBIQUE
PUERTO RIC WIESNER DISTRIB
SINGAPORE LIGHTHOUSE PICT
SLOVENIA RTV SLOVENIJA
SWITZERLAN FILMCOOPI ZURIC
TAIWAN JOINT ENTERTAIN
TURKEY FILMARTI FILM
UNITED KIN CURZON FILM WOR
UNITED KIN CURZON FILM WOR
UNITED KIN CURZON CINEMAS
UNITED KIN ARTIFICIAL EYE


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Festivals and Awards

Cannes 2013 Critic's Week
Toronto - TIFF 2013 Gala


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