indian film evening
FOOD & FILM
Chiddingly Festival proudly present an evening of Indian culture. Try a range of tantalising Indian starters and then enjoy one of our home cooked curries (vegan options available) accompanied by a glass or two of Indian beer or perhaps a refreshing Mango Lassi. Then take your seat for our screening of the delightfully romantic film, The Lunchbox.
The Lunchbox (2013), Rated PG, Runtime 104 minutes
A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system 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.
Director: Ritesh Batra
Writers: Ritesh Batra (screenplay), Vasan Bala (Hindi dialogue consultant)
Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Language, part Hindi (with subtitles), part English
The Lunchbox was screened at International Critics' Week at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and later won the Critics Week Viewers Choice Award also known as Grand Rail d'Or. It was also shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and was nominated for the Best Film Not in the English Language category of the British Academy Film Awards 2015