SYNOPSIS

LION tells the true story of how a wrong train takes a five-year-old Indian boy hundreds of miles from home; he survives many challenges before being adopted by an Australian couple.  Twenty-five years later, haunted by memories of his childhood, he learns of a new technology called Google Earth, and sets out to find his lost family.

Premiered at BFI London Film Festival on October 12 2016.


TRAILER


RELEASE DATE

January 20, 2017

DIRECTOR

Garth Davis

WRITER

Luke Davies (screenplay), Saroo Brierley, Larry Buttrose (novel)

COMPANY

The Weinstein Company

GENRE

Drama

RUNTIME

129 minutes

CAST