Lion

6 Oscar Nominations!

Director: 
Garth Davis
Year: 
2016
Rating: 
PG-13
Run Time: 
118 mins
Cast: 
Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara

Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.

"Once in awhile, a movie comes along that is so touching and sincere, without a moment of false emotion or manipulative self-indulgence, that it establishes squatters’ rights and moves into your heart to stay." - Rex Reed, New York Observer

"This amazing true story with remarkable performances by Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman and newcomer Sunny Pawar has, like the title would suggest, a blend of brute force and elegance." - Jordon Hoffman, New York Daily News

"Lion is a beautifully told, uplifting story of courage and determination." - Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

“A classy crowd-pleaser with an especially magical first half.” - Jamie Graham, Total Film

"Let’s just say if you are human, there is no way that Lion won’t move you." - Susan Wloszczyna, RogerEbert.com