The critically acclaimed motion picture LION has just earned four major Golden Globe nominations including Best Picture – Drama as well as Best Supporting Actor for Dev Patel and Best Supporting Actress for Nicole Kidman. Now playing in theaters in New York and Los Angeles, LION releases this Friday, December 16, in additional cities and has already won more film festival awards than any other movie in 2016.
Based on the incredible true story, Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman star in The Weinstein Company’s new film which tells of Saroo, lost in Kolkata at the age of five and adopted by an Australian couple, who 25 years later begins his search for his lost family and his first home with the help of Google Earth. LION also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Priyanka Bose, Deepti Naval, and introduces Sunny Pawar as young Saroo. The film earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score as well.
Watch the trailer here:
60 Minutes has profiled the real Saroo Brierley in this captivating new interview below: