Classic Movie: The Lunch Box
Movie screens at 7:15pm
This month Sunday April 7, Classic Movies are screening the delightful crowd pleasing 2013 Indian film ‘The Lunchbox’.
Written and directed by Indian filmmaker Ritesh Batra ‘The Lunchbox’ won awards and audiences hearts across the globe. Synopsis: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system, the dabbawalas, connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. (Courtesy IMDb).
5 Good Reasons to head on down to the Franklin Palais on Sunday 7 April, 2019.
1: Do not be fooled, this is not a ‘Bollywood’ all singing and dancing film. The Lunchbox will touch your heart and appetite.
2: Audiences loved this film and so do I. Our ever trusty guide Rotten Tomatoes gives The Lunchbox 96% positive reviews. Yes we have entered into ‘the Stratosphere’ realm of a quality film. It will not disappoint.
3: Warning, do not watch this film on an empty stomach. Guaranteed you will crave for a paneer and bean curry.
4: Two quotes from the film that will stay with you.
‘I think we forget things if there is nobody to tell them’.
‘Sometimes the wrong train can lead you to the right station’.
5: still not convinced, watch the official trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJIGJtb_N7E
Doors open 6.30pm. Film starts at 7.15pm. Admission: $5
Bar will be running with reasonably priced quality refreshments, offering the usual red/white/fizzy/beer/cider/tea/coffee/milky milo.
Please bring a plate (with something on it) to share for supper during the intermission. Finger food preferred.