PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
A five-year-old Indian boy is adopted by an Australian couple after getting lost hundreds of kilometers from home. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Google helped the production and gave the crew access to their satellite imagery to use in the film, providing them with versions of Google Earth from the correct time period, and providing a lot of technical support in order to shoot scenes featuring Google in-camera, which saved the production a VFX budget.
I'm not from Calcutta. I'm lost.
Kolkata is said to be 1600 kilometers to the east of Khandwa, and even though this is about the length of Saroo's train trip, the distance as the crow flies is really only about 1240 kilometers.
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
$123,360 27 November 2016