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The Lunchbox

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Jul 01, 2014

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Ritesh Batra


Irrfan Khan
Nimrat Kaur
Nawazuddin Siddiqui


2014 Sony Classics

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Still shot from the movie: The Lunchbox.

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A lonely wife (Nimrat Kaur) and a man tired of the world (Irrfan Khan) make an unexpected connection with each other when a mix up is made with the delivery of a lunchbox. Set in Mumbai, this film is in English and Hindi with English subtitles.

Content Details

Why Is The Lunchbox Rated PG?

The Lunchbox is rated PG for thematic material and smoking.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Lunchbox...

Violence: There is talk about a woman who committed suicide by jumping from a tall building with her child. A man appears to be stealing supplies from the office.

Sexual Content: It is implied that an old woman is groping a man on a crowded train. A woman discovers her husband is involved in an affair. A couple lives together because her father will not give his blessing for their marriage. They are later married.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use:The main character smokes on numerous occasions, although he tries at one point to stop smoking. A man suffers and dies from lung cancer.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Lunchbox...

Home Video Notes: The Lunchbox

Release Date: 8 July 2014

The Lunchbox releases to home video in a Combo Pack (Blu-ray and DVD), with the following extras:

- Commentary track with writer/director Ritesh Batra.

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