Parental Guidance


  • Garth Davis
  • Dev Patel, 
    Rooney Mara, 
    Nicole Kidman
  • Drama
  • 118 MIN
  • 19 January 2017

In LION, five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train travelling away from his home and family.
Frightened and bewildered, he ends up thousands of miles away, in chaotic Kolkata.

Somehow he survives living on the streets, escaping all sorts of terrors and close calls in the
process, before ending up in an orphanage that is itself not exactly a safe haven.

Eventually Saroo is adopted by an Australian couple, and finds love and security as he grows
up in Hobart. Not wanting to hurt his adoptive parents’ feelings, he suppresses his past, his
emotional need for reunification, and his hope of ever finding his lost mother and brother.
But a chance meeting with some fellow Indians reawakens his buried yearning. With just a
small store of memories, and the help of a new technology called Google Earth, Saroo
embarks on one of the greatest needle-in-a-haystack quests of modern times.

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    A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home.

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    The movie portrays a real life scenario for a many children who have been, lost, stolen, abused, adopted and more. The memories that this young man holds dear has a lot of truth about us as humans who hold into past memories or beautiful moments. I could go on and on. Great move
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    Very good movie.
    Nice job done by Kid heart touching movie
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