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.
What paper trail?
Saroo Brierley: My mum could not read or write.
Dinner Guests: What did she do?
Saroo Brierley: A labourer... she carried rocks.
In a later scene Saroo walks past a McDonald's cup featuring print from 2016 rather than the early 2000's date in which it is said to be set.
After the final credits, there's an earlier shot with the boys on the train tunnel and the credits "In loving memory of Guddu".
English, Hindi, Bengali
$2,073,433 (USA) (6 January 2017)
$51,694,854 (USA) (28 April 2017)
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