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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 
Writing credits
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Produced by
Garth Stein .... co-producer
Original Music by
Thomas Cabaniss 
Cinematography by
Anghel Decca 
Art Direction by
Claudia Mohr 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Sledge .... second assistant director
Art Department
Mark Anderson .... art department
Justin Berlin .... art department
Susan Langfur .... art department
Yvonne Streisinger .... art department
Sound Department
Stuart Emanuel .... sound editor
Mark Paperno .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Barr .... second assistant camera
Jess V. Carpenter .... first assistant camera (as Jess Carpenter)
James Frommel .... gaffer
Peter Kenney .... dolly grip
Brian Lindström .... grip
Greg Mottola .... grip
Ben Wolf .... key grip
Other crew
Sue Arbuthnot .... production department
Chris Chang .... production department
Ethan Cohen-Sitt .... production department
Paola di Paola .... production department
Giuseppina DiRaimondo .... script supervisor
Peter Moore .... production department


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USA:12 min
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The mean of "date", 25 June 2013
Author: napo0523 from Japan

There is a woman who is very unlucky. She runs into a man when she is in a hurry and she misses the train. What is worse, she loses her wallet. Somehow, she gets salad for lunch. While she is absent from her seat for a minute, a strange man sits on her seat and eats her salad. Of course she gets angry but he dosen't care about her. From this scene, we cannot imagine the title of this story, "The Lunch Date". Actually, what is interesting about this story cannot be understood until you watch the whole story. However, I am sure that you will be happy after you watch this story. When you are sad or get angry, I will strongly recommend this for you. In fact, the woman laughs exaggeratedly and looks so happy. Usually people tend to consider "date" as a meeting arranged in advance, but this kind of "date" is also romantic and wonderful!

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