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Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)
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Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stanley studies in the all-boys Holy Family High School in Andheri East, Mumbai. While his class-mates bring their own tiffin-boxes, Stanley does not do so on the pretext that his mother is away. His friends share their food with him, much to the chagrin of the Hindi Teacher: Babubhai Verma, who not only cajoles fellow-teachers, but also virtually forces the children to share their food with him. With extra classes being imposed on both students and teachers, and the recess-breaks being doubled, parents are also forced to pack more food in their children's lunch-boxes. The students continue to share their food with Stanley. Babubhai then warns Stanley that he must get a lunch box if he wants to attend school.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, family, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, student, teacher, teacher student relationship, elementary school, youth, soccer, hunger, cooking, stage, cake, classroom, performance, calendar, blackboard, lunch, recital, lunchbox
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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