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.
Based on Saroo Brierley's memoir "A Long Way Home", the true story of his own search for his childhood home. The film was originally set to feature the same title as the book on which it is based.
Lucy: You OK?
Male Dinner Guest: Saroo?
Saroo Brierley: I'm not from Calcutta... I'm lost.
Saroo is seen using a Samsung smart phone to calculate one of the distances. When the scene was set, Samsung hadn't released any smart phones.
After the final credits, there's an earlier shot with the boys on the train tunnel and the credits "In loving memory of Guddu".
Written by Anjaan/Lahiri
(Saregama India/Mushroom Music)
Performed by Salma Agha
Licensed courtesy of Saregama Indi
English, Hindi, Bengali
$2,073,433 (USA) (6 January 2017)
$51,694,854 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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