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Bento Harassment

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Feature Japan | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Renpei Tsukamoto; 2019, 106 min

Recommended ages: 10+
In Japanese, with English subtitles

Can food speak louder than words? With Futaba’s mother tired of her teen’s icy attitude, she’ll try an unusual tactic to get her to talk—by way of her bento lunch box. For an entire school term, Futaba opens box after box, each designed with its own cringe-worthy message. An offbeat story of growing up, Bento Harassment will leave audiences laughing…and hungry.

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