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Running time
120 min.
Australia Australia
Luke Davies (Novel: Saroo Brierley)
Volker Bertelmann, Dustin O'Halloran
Greig Fraser
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Co-production Australia-UK-USA; See-Saw Films / Screen Australia / Sunstar Entertainment / Weinstein Company
Drama | Childhood. Poverty. Adoption. Trains. Based On A True Story
Synopsis / Plot
Based on the true story of five-year-old Indian boy Saroo, who 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.

2016: Academy Awards: 6 Nominations including Best Picture & Supp Actor (Patel)
2016: Golden Globes: 4 Nominations including Best Picture-Drama
2016: David di Donatello Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
2016: BAFTA Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay & Supporting Actor (Patel). 5 Nomin.
2016: Toronto Film Festival: First Runner-up Best Film
2016: Critics Choice Awards: 6 Nominations incl. Best Picture & Supp. Actor (Patel)
2016: Satellite Awards: 5 Nominations including Best Picture & Best Adapted Screenplay
2016: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2016: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Breakthrough Director
2016: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nomin. Sup. Actor (Patel) & Sup. Actress (Kidman)
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