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Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately 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.

www.lionmovie.com.au

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Garth Davis
Writers
Luke Davies
Writer of original material
Saroo Brierley
Producer
Angie Fielder  Emile Sherman  Iain Canning
Executive Producers
David Glasser  Bob Weinstein  Harvey Weinstein  Andrew Fraser  Shahen Mekertichian  Daniel Levin
Dir. of Photography:
Greig Fraser
Composer:
Hauschka  Dustin O’Halloran
Editor:
Alexandre de Franceschi ASE
Production Designer:
Chris Kennedy
Cast
Dev Patel - Nicole Kidman - Rooney Mara - David Wenham - Nawazuddin Siddiqui - Priyanka Bose - Tannishtha Chatterjee - Deepti Naval - Sunny Pawar

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