2 DVD

Lion

Model: DI6702

SKU: 333557 Product ID: 851964

Format ‐ 2 DVD

Genre ‐ Drama

Rating ‐ PG

Consumer Advice ‐ Mild themes

Release Date ‐ 03/05/17

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Description

    The true story of a life lost and found

    In 1986, Saroo was a five-year-old child in India of a poor but happy rural family. On a trip with his brother, Saroo soon finds himself alone and trapped in a moving decommissioned passenger train that takes him to Calcutta, 1500 miles away from home. Now totally lost in an alien urban environment and too young to identify either himself or his home to the authorities, Saroo struggles to survive as a street child until he is sent to an orphanage.

    Soon, Saroo is selected to be adapted to the Brierley family in Tasmania, where he grows up in a loving prosperous home. However, for all his material good fortune, Saroo finds himself plagued by his memories of his lost family in his adulthood and tries to search for them even as his guilt drives him to hide this quest from his adoptive parents and his girlfriend. Only when he has an epiphany does he realize not only the answers he needs, but also the steadfast love he has always had with all his loved ones in both worlds.

    Special Features
    Disc 1
    Commentary with Saroo and Sue
    Commentary with Garth Davis

    Disc 2
    Dev Patel is Saroo Brierley
    Finding Home -Garth Davis & the Direction of Lion
    Saroo's Story
    A Lion's Journey - From life to screen
    A Pride of Lions - Casting the Film

Details

    Director - Garth Davis

    Actors - Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose, Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham

    Film Genre - Drama

    Label - Universal Sony Pictures P/l

    Audio - English (Dolby Digital 5.1)

    Running Time - 115

    Aspect ratio - 2.40:1

    Region Coding - 4

    TV Standard - PAL

    Rating - PG

    Consumer Advice - Mild themes

    Year of Release - 2016

    Primary Format - Movies/TV - DVD

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! Interesting, heart wrenching story. Being a true story makes it even more real. Loved it!
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Heart wrenching story I was a little disappointed in the film and I put that down to having read the book and seen the original documentary. After having so many friends tell me how good the film was I felt I just had to see it. There are always things left out of a film because you simply can't fit everything in, but the film then looses something in the final cut. It was a good story but not a brilliant film.
Date published: 2017-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Terrific Cover The movie was fantastic & I cannot understand why it did not win the Oscars & other awards as it was so much better than the movie that did win. The acting & story was wonderful & I am looking forward to watching it again
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Good Film. Eye opening to how orphan or lost children are/were treated in India. The actors are very believable in their roles. Very emotional in places, but an enjoyable film.
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breathtaking An extraordinary true story. The scenery is stunning and the performances faultless. You will love Lion. Absolutely blew me away.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great movie Really enjoyed this movie, acting great, story great. Saw the documentary when it came out and movie enhances it.
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lion I bought this a couple of weeks ago and im glad i did it os a heartwarming movie about the importance of family
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from watch to the end, Lion is revealed. I didn't have the chance to go to the movies and so purchased the DVD. So glad I did... great film.
Date published: 2017-05-21
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