Feature Film

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system (Mumbai’s Dabbawahllahs) connects a young housewife to an old man in the dusk of his life, they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Gradually, this fantasy threatens to overhelm their reality.

Feature film by: Ritesh Batra
India, Germany, France
Year of Production: 2013
Cast: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur
Writer: Ritesh Batra
Producers: Guneet Monga, Cedomir Kolar, Karsten Stöter, Benny Drechsel, Lydia Pilcher
Production companies: Anurag Kashyap Film Production (INDIA), Rohfilm (GER), ASAP Films (FR)
Supported by: Darfilm, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, ARTE, NFDC, Cinema Du Monde
Language: Hindi, English
Budget: 1.3 Mio. €
World Sales: The Match Factory

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