Lion

A prestige Australian production with major awards season promise, LION is an emotionally charged true story about a man attempting to find his birth family, years after they were separated. Based on the book A Long Way Home, by Saroo Brierley. Saroo Brierley (Dev Patel) seems like a regular young man, living in his hometown of Hobart and beloved by his proud adoptive parents (Nicole Kidman and David Wenham). But Saroo is haunted by memories of his childhood in India, when as a five-year-old he got lost on a train and became separated from his mother and older brother and travelled thousands of miles away from them, ending up frightened and alone on the streets of Kolkata. Although he has led a blessed life with his adoptive family, Saroo can’t help but yearn to know what happened to those he left behind. Armed with his memories, and the help of a new technology called Google Earth, Saroo sets out on his needle-in-a-haystack quest. Some Bengali, Hindi language, English subtitles

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Rating PG
Genre Drama
Running Time 118
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