Sep 30, 2016 1h 58m

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopte...

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8 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 8 # of Ratings: 10 # of Reviews: 6

Overall Rating

8 / 10 Verdict: Good
Avg. Rating: 8 # of Ratings: 10 # of Reviews: 6

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Director: Garth Davis



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    9 / 10
    Lion (2016) is the story of Saroo, a young man who goes looking for his family decades after he is separated from them at a young age. "Lion" is a heartfelt and slow film, but it is incredible and powerful at the same time. The films beautiful sto... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I LIKED: Outside of it's amazing cinematography and score - Lion's true story is probably its greatest strength, as it's frankly amazing to consider the journey of this young man and how desperate he must feel. That's particularly the case in... Read the full review »


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