The Lunchbox France, Germany, India, USA 2013 – 104min.

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The Lunchbox

Drama Romance

To recapture the heart of her husband Rajeev, Ila makes him exquisite lunches that she has delivered to his office in Bombay. But by mistake, these lunches are served not to Rajeev, but to Sajaan, a bored public servant. A widower getting trying to get used to his impending retirement, Sajaan is a quiet and lonely man not much interested in others, until the delicious meals awaken both his soul and his palate. When Ila realizes she is not feeding her husband, she begins to place letters to Sajaan in the lunch container. He writes back, and their correspondence soon becomes personal, with both parties impatiently awaiting their next letter. When they finally meet, they realize that reality is more complicated than they imagined …

Release date

German Switzerland: 14. November 2013

Romandie: 25. December 2013



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9 years ago

leicht, humorvoll, optimistisch...


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