PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
The real Sue Brierley was quite happy with the overall adaptation of her life except for the frumpish demeanor applied to Nicole Kidman's portrayal of her. Brierley was somewhat disappointed that none of the available clothing items she and Saroo actually wore were ever ... ...
Lucy: You OK?
Male Dinner Guest: Saroo?
Saroo Brierley: I'm not from Calcutta... I'm lost.
The bus that zooms past Saroo in Calcutta while he is running away from his captors as well as buses shown in a later shot were not there in Calcutta in 1986. These models were introduced in the 2000s.
There is no opening title card, only opening credits; the title card doesn't appear until the end.
English, Hindi, Bengali
$2,073,433 (USA) (6 January 2017)
$51,694,854 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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