The filmclub presents the great tale of love, loss and yearning: The Lunchbox
The film club presents a film in English once a month on a Saturday afternoon. This showing will be of “The Lunchbox”, directed by Ritesh Batra, an extraordinary Indian movie about love, loss, and yearning. The legendary Dabbawallahs of Mumbai, India, deliver millions of lunchboxes a day thoughout the city. They pick up containers packed by housewives and using public transportation take them to the husbands’ desks. One delivery man in the film notes that this unusual system was assessed in a Harvard University study which concluded that only one in a million lunchboxes goes to the wrong person. This elegant and emotionally affecting drama written and directed by Ritesh Batra is the story of an unusual friendship that results from a misdelivered lunchbox… Click here to read the review published by filmcomment.com
Watch the trailer here.
Screening begins at 3 o’clock sharp and will be followed by a discussion in English. This activity is free and open to all library members.
Location: English-language Library in Angers