Director: Garth Davis. Australia, UK 2016. 118 mins
Garth Davis’ feature debut brings us a breathtaking true story of a search that spanned India and the world.
Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
Lion earned multiple academy award nominations for Davies, and boasts a stand out performance from British actor Dev Patel, who received a well-deserved BAFTA for his stellar performance