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Lunch Box 2004

  • November 20, 2004
  • 65 mins
  • Shinji Imaoka
  • Shinji Imaoka (screenplay)
  • Japan
  • Japanese
  • Drama, Romance

The film tells the story of Aiko, a 35-year-old mute woman who works in a bowling alley, and her brief romance with Yoshioka, a younger man who works as a postal carrier. The two meet when Aiko accidentally knocks Yoshioka off his bicycle, and they have a sexual encounter soon after. Aiko begins preparing lunchboxes and giving them to Yoshioka at his workplace as a way of expressing affection, which she cannot do verbally.


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