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A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Adam Davidson 
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Produced by
Garth Stein .... co-producer
Original Music by
Thomas Cabaniss 
Cinematography by
Anghel Decca 
Art Direction by
Claudia Mohr 
Sound Department
Stuart Emanuel .... sound editor
Mark Paperno .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Jess V. Carpenter .... first assistant camera (as Jess Carpenter)
James Frommel .... gaffer
Greg Mottola .... grip
Ben Wolf .... key grip
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Giuseppina DiRaimondo .... script supervisor

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USA:12 min
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the lunch date, 30 September 2013
Author: ve int from Japan

This film depicts pleasantly signs that the old rich woman who dressed up changes. The misapprehension that the black person ate the salad which she bought by herself at the restaurant abolished the prejudice to the black person that she has. She was looking at the black person with the doubtful eye at the train station. However, I think she is not a racist. This is because she sat at the same table with a black person and was eating the same salad with him. Although she stole the salad, the tenderness of the black person who brought coffee for her moved her heart. And this picture just seems to be a couple's lunch date. I think this film is very humorous. Although you could think that this woman avoided relation with a black person until now, but she changes through this interesting misapprehension. This film shows that negative stereotype can change easily.

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