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Stanley's Tiffin Box

2011 2h 0m Comedy Drama List
Reviews 80% Audience Score 100+ Ratings
A student who never brings his own lunch to school faces expulsion unless he changes his ways, which has unexpected consequences for the whole school. Read More Read Less

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Shubhra Gupta The Indian Express Stanley Ka Dabba is a heart-warmer that wraps itself securely around you, making you wholly unwilling to let it go. And Partho, director Amole Gupte's son, who plays Stanley, lights up the film. Rated: 3.5/5 Apr 2, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member Stanley Ka Dabba demonstrates how innocent students suffer from unqualified authorities, either teachers or family members, yet presents friendship and love in a touching way. I was moved by the classmates who help Stanley go through his awkward lunch time, but disappointed by his tragic ending. Faced with cruel reality, all an innocent boy can do is lie, as it seems to be. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/19/23 Full Review Audience Member Decent effort! Strong performances! Little short of being a big Awesome!! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Audience Member Heart touching.. however carefully stays away from melodrama.. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Audience Member Refreshing and honest indie film about Stanley and his dabba (lunch box) to come out from India cinema. Story is very original too. Casting was amazing despite most of them being untrained actors. Performances by Partho Gupte (Stanley), Amole Gupte and the supporting cast were extraordinary. Beautiful and accurate portrayal of school life in a boys school in suburban Mumbai. Personally feel this movie by Amol Gupte is better than Taare Zameen Par (which he wrote) that is just a typical Bollywood tear jerker but with an atypical story. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/23/23 Full Review Audience Member A beautiful and heartfelt film which oozed sincerity, although the 'grumpy' and ridiculously hypocritical teacher was a little over the top. I know it's a popular philosophy that we despise the things in others we struggle with ourselves, but I have found that its often easier to have compassion for those similarities I can relate to. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/24/23 Full Review Audience Member The only thing I like is this cute true children. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis A student who never brings his own lunch to school faces expulsion unless he changes his ways, which has unexpected consequences for the whole school.
Amole Gupte
Deepa Bhatia, Amole Gupte
Amole Gupte
Production Co
Fox Star Studios
Comedy, Drama
Original Language
Release Date (Streaming)
Jan 25, 2017
2h 0m
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