Lion

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Lion

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Saroo Brierley

Himself

Sunny Pawar

Young Saroo

Abhishek Bharate

Guddu

Priyanka Bose

Kamla

Storyline

In 1986, Saroo was a five-year-old child in India of a poor but happy rural family. On a trip with his brother, Saroo soon finds himself alone and trapped in a moving decommissioned passenger train that takes him to Calcutta, 1500 miles away from home. Now totally lost in an alien urban environment and too young to identify either himself or his home to the authorities, Saroo struggles to survive as a street child until he is sent to an orphanage. Soon, Saroo is selected ... more


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brwgrl

Karma9087

Grade

A+

Incredibly based on a true story09 March 2017

When the child version of Saroo first comes on the screen you can't help but want to cheer for him. The actor was amazing and clearly has a self-awareness that isn't often found in even mature actors. See this movie if for no other reason to root for the underdog.

Not to downplay Dev Patel's... more

rooster

Karma168660

Grade

A+

Good movie08 March 2017

Worth the rating. T/U cat, always.

ILuvMovies

Karma23194

Grade

A+

Great movie24 February 2017

Full of drama and emotion and a credit to the human spirit. Quite an amazing sequence of events. The young actor who plays Saroo as a little boys steals the first part of the show and is a natural. A great watch.

Tom

Karma220

Grade

A+

Gut-wrenching and emotional roller-coaster ride22 February 2017

Great movie. Pulls at the heartstrings, up to the very end when additional information from 25+ years ago is made available. Not a bad copy of the movie, although I cannot wait to see it in HD.

type casting

Karma179141

Grade

A+

Tender story with a triumph of spirit18 February 2017

Great story that is hard to believe in this great big world we live in.

Steve

Karma2939

Grade

A+

Well worth watching13 February 2017

great film to watch with the mrs.

Fawky

Karma73729

Grade

B+

Epic, whilst maintaining intimacy.12 February 2017

An astonishing true story that’s treated with an admirably light and artistic touch, rather than an overly dramatic heavy hand. Despite a weaker second half, it is ultimately deeply moving.

cat

Karma176928

Grade

A+

WOW11 February 2017

I'm surprised Movieberry got this one in a decent quality so quickly, amazing movie

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