Lion

2016 – 118 minutes.

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.

Adapted from the incredible true story ‘A Long Way Home’ by Saroo Brierley

Credits

Themes
Family, Identity, Poverty
Age rating
12
Suitable for
havo/vwo bovenbouw
mbo - niveau 1 & 2
mbo - niveau 3 & 4
vmbo b/k/t - vanaf leerjaar 4
Director
Garth Davis
Country
Australia, United Kingdom, United States
Type
Fiction
Duration
118 minutes
Year
2016