The Resource The lunchbox, Sony Pictures Classics ; UTV Motion Pictures ; in association with Dar Motion Pictures ; a Rohfilm/Cine Mosaic production ; an A.S.A.P. Films/Sikhya Entertainment production ; in co-production with Arte France Cinéma, National Film Development Corporation (India) ; with the support of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Arte France ; produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap, Arun Rangachari ; written and directed by Ritesh Batra, (Blu-ray + DVD)

The lunchbox, Sony Pictures Classics ; UTV Motion Pictures ; in association with Dar Motion Pictures ; a Rohfilm/Cine Mosaic production ; an A.S.A.P. Films/Sikhya Entertainment production ; in co-production with Arte France Cinéma, National Film Development Corporation (India) ; with the support of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Arte France ; produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap, Arun Rangachari ; written and directed by Ritesh Batra, (Blu-ray + DVD)

Label
The lunchbox
Title
The lunchbox
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics ; UTV Motion Pictures ; in association with Dar Motion Pictures ; a Rohfilm/Cine Mosaic production ; an A.S.A.P. Films/Sikhya Entertainment production ; in co-production with Arte France Cinéma, National Film Development Corporation (India) ; with the support of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Arte France ; produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap, Arun Rangachari ; written and directed by Ritesh Batra
Contributor
Actor
Author
Film director
Film distributor
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
hin
Summary
Trying to add some spice to her marriage, Ila prepares a special lunchbox for her husband at work. Unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another worker, Saajan. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a note in the next day's lunchbox. This begins a series of lunchbox notes between Saajan and Ila, and the communication soon evolves into an unexpected friendship. Ila and Saajan become lost in a virtual relationship that could jeopardize both their lives
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Simmonds ; editor, John F. Lyons ; music composer, Max Richter
Intended audience
Rating: PG; for thematic material and smoking
Language note
In Hindi with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned; descriptive audio in English. All languages on DVD and Blu-ray
PerformerNote
Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Lillete Dubey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
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  • Batra, Ritesh
  • Khan, Irrfan
  • Kaur, Nimrat
  • Siddiqui, Nawazuddin
  • Dubey, Lillete
  • UTV Motion Pictures (India)
  • Dar Motion Pictures
  • Rohfilm (Firm)
  • Cine Mosaic (Firm)
  • A.S.A.P. Films
  • Sikhya Entertainment (Firm)
  • Arte France cinéma (Firm)
  • National Film Development Corporation of India
  • Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
  • ARTE France
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Runtime
105
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  • Housewives
  • Older men
  • Lunchboxes
  • Food service
  • Mumbai (India)
Technique
live action
Label
The lunchbox, Sony Pictures Classics ; UTV Motion Pictures ; in association with Dar Motion Pictures ; a Rohfilm/Cine Mosaic production ; an A.S.A.P. Films/Sikhya Entertainment production ; in co-production with Arte France Cinéma, National Film Development Corporation (India) ; with the support of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Arte France ; produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap, Arun Rangachari ; written and directed by Ritesh Batra, (Blu-ray + DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: Commentary with writer/director Ritesh Batra
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881848718
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other control number
043396442122
Other physical details
sound, color
System details
  • DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1
  • Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD MA, Dolby digital 5.1
Label
The lunchbox, Sony Pictures Classics ; UTV Motion Pictures ; in association with Dar Motion Pictures ; a Rohfilm/Cine Mosaic production ; an A.S.A.P. Films/Sikhya Entertainment production ; in co-production with Arte France Cinéma, National Film Development Corporation (India) ; with the support of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Arte France ; produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap, Arun Rangachari ; written and directed by Ritesh Batra, (Blu-ray + DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: Commentary with writer/director Ritesh Batra
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881848718
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other control number
043396442122
Other physical details
sound, color
System details
  • DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1
  • Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD MA, Dolby digital 5.1

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