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THE LUNCHBOX (2013)

THE LUNCHBOX <span>(2013)</span> artwork

THE LUNCHBOX (2013)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 103

Release dates 11/04/2014

BBFCInsight references to suicide, mild bad language

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Ritesh Batra

Cast includes Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Denzil Smith, Bharati Achrekar, Nakul Vaid

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 01/04/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE LUNCHBOX is a subtitled Hindi language drama about the relationship between an office clerk and a housewife, which develops after a mistaken lunch-box delivery prompts them to start writing to each other.

Suicide

There is a brief verbal and visual reference to suicide when the main female character is heard reading from a letter to the male character. She describes hearing, in the news, about a woman who jumped off a building with her daughter. She wonders what went through the woman's mind and whether it took courage for her to jump from a tall building. In response, the man discourages her from thinking about such things and responds positively by saying that things are not as bad as they seem. There are some brief shots of the suicidal woman as she walks up some steps to the roof of the building with her daughter. There is no sight of the woman jumping from the rooftop.

Language

The film also contains one use of mild bad language ('bloody').

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Details

Title
THE LUNCHBOX
Year
2013
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
25/06/2014
Main language
Hindi
BBFC reference
AZF308152

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