Monday Matinee: Lion

Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles 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.

 

BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
2017 · Dev Patel
BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
2017 · Luke Davies
AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress
2017 · Nicole Kidman
AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor
2017 · Dev Patel
Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – First-Time Feature Film
2017 · Garth Davis
American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
2017 · Greig Fraser