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 first scene Dev Patel filmed was the last scene of the film.
Lucy: You OK?
Male Dinner Guest: Saroo?
Saroo Brierley: I'm not from Calcutta... I'm lost.
When Saroo is trapped on the train to Calcutta, he is briefly seen near an 'emergency' window with red grilles. Emergency windows were only installed on Indian trains post 2002.
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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