#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – 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, 1000 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 adopted by 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 that he has always had with all his loved ones in both worlds.
Plot: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
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An interesting true story. Film starts well and ends well. In the middle, there is a rapid acceleration from being a boy to being a man that misses out on a lot of an explanation as to how he ended up being the person he was. Quite boring in the middle of the film, which is a shame since the young actor was excellent.
**Lost in India, found in Australia!**
Based on the book ‘A Long Way Home’ that tells the story of a young Indian boy who lost his brother in a railway station in the night and the next morning he woke up thousands kilometers away from home. Not knowing the language or the address and the names of his family, he struggled from various threats in the society. After that he got adopted from an Australian family and the rest of the film revolved on his true identity. Haunted by his past, how he rediscovered his originality was emotionally told.
Very impressive film. The families should not miss it. Even though it is a must see by all ages. I am not a big fan of Dev’s performances, even in his debut film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. After that success, he had survived in the film industry doing decent roles, for like a decade. But it was ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ that changed his career. For the first time I liked him very much in that, and again he was pretty impressive in this. The second best performance in his career. Though his part comes only after the half way mark. Yet in that one hour, he did great, particularly in the sentiments.
I was wondering why it was called ‘Lion’. And I got answered only just before the end credit. So you should be patient to learn why, if you are yet to see it. It was not until the 90s the India began to see a real change. This story takes place in the mid 80s, only the opening half and those parts were raw and cruel, especially in the eyes of an 8 year old boy. That kid was so good. Just like Jacom Tremblay, a year before who impressed us with his performance from the film ‘Room’.
It was a feature film debut for the director and he was wonderful in this attempt. The film splits into two, the first half was about lost and the following half is about finding the road back to the home. Less dialogues, but well written in those necessary parts. The music was good. Only negative was the film was out of depth. Yeah, all the events were like fast forward. If they had focused on details, the narration would have reached at least 3 hours. Especially I wanted the Australian mother’s perspective on how she went through to raise those kids.
Now I’m waiting for the 2020. I mean 2008 was SDM, 2012 was LoP and 2016 was this one. The 4 years later, surely there will be another India related western film would come. Despite this film nominated for the 6 Oscars, it had won nothing. That’s very sad. Overall, I strongly suggest it. One of the best films of the Year.
A movie with a soul of its own
To put it in simple words, “Lion” is a journey that grabs you entirely ; whether you want it or not, you are a part of each and every scene. Exactly like the hero, you find yourself having visions of a past that you think you have forgotten, you long for something more and you dig for something deeper. This is a journey back home, filled with emotions, hard decisions, and an infinite willingness to reach somewhere safe.. Simple story, dream like sequences and real characters that are aware that “there are no white pages” but that in a way, there is always a black ink somewhere that you can use to finish the endless books that you have in your head. A gem and must see. Highly recommended for the cast’s performances, the musical score and the emotional layer that refuses to let you go even after the movie had ended.
A long way to go
This is not only meant literally but also in the process of growing up, communicating and generally finding peace. Be it with the persons near or next to you or within yourself. And we get to experience this amazing journey based on real life. Now I’m as much a cynic as the next person (if that person is a cynic), but the real life inspired theme of the movie is working quite nicely.
The acting is really good and you do wonder where all is going and even relationships are easily explained and understood. You can see where the main character is coming from. And yes he is flawed, but who wouldn’t be after all he went through? And we get to experience those things as if they were happening to us. A real tour de force as they say – but satisfying overall. And emotional as can be … don’t be ashamed if the movie brings that out in you
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 58 min (118 min)
Genre Biography, Drama
Director Garth Davis
Writer Saroo Brierley, Luke Davies
Actors Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara
Country United Kingdom, Australia, United States, India
Awards Nominated for 6 Oscars. 58 wins & 110 nominations total
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Atmos
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa XT M, Panavision PVintage and Ultra Speed MKII Lenses, Arri Alexa XT, Panavision PVintage and Ultra Speed MKII Lenses, Red Epic Dragon, Panavision Primo Lenses (aerial shots)
Laboratory DDP Studios, Melbourne, Australia (digital intermediate)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format Codex, Redcode RAW
Cinematographic Process ARRIRAW (3.4K) (source format), Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), Redcode RAW (5K) (source format) (aerial shots)
Printed Film Format DCP