Lion (2016)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama


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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.


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  • Nicole Kidman and Sunny Pawar in Lion (2016)
  • Dev Patel and Saroo Brierley at an event for Lion (2016)
  • Nicole Kidman in Lion (2016)
  • Dev Patel and Saroo Brierley at an event for Lion (2016)
  • Dev Patel at an event for Lion (2016)

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Trivia

Garth Davis decided to unfurl the story in as linear a way as possible, avoiding flashbacks, even though it would feature very little dialogue in the first half of the film. WALL·E (2008) served as an inspiration for the director when he created the first half of the film.... ...


Quotes

Kamla: achchha bachcha...


Goofs

Saroo's train is shown passing a thumbs-up shaped hill in the distance. This hill is located near Ankai in Maharashtra. A train from Khandwa to Calcutta would not pass Ankai as it is in the opposite direction, towards Mumbai.


Crazy Credits

There is no opening title card, only opening credits; the title card doesn't appear until the end.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Biography | Drama

Details

Release Date:

6 January 2017

Language

English, Bengali, Hindi


Country of Origin

Australia, USA, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$123,360 (USA) (25 November 2016)

Gross:

$50,000,950 (USA) (17 March 2017)

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