Lion

The true story of a poor Indian boy named Saroo, who in the mid 80’s lost his family and ended up thousands of kilometres away in Calcutta. Put into an orphanage young Saroo was eventually adopted by an Australian couple, Sue and John Brierley. 25 years later Saroo is a grown man who has determined he is going to find his long lost mother and brother, using google maps Saroo tries tracking down the village he grew up in, but it was so small and almost impossible to find. Saroo wont stop until he finds them and eventually he sets out on a journey to India where he believes he will finally come back to his original family.

Director: Garth Davis

Actors: Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Abhishek Bharate, Divian Ladwa

Year: 2016

Length:118 Minutes

Classification: PG13+ Mild themes

Rating:★★★½☆

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