Director: Garth Davis
Producers: Iain Canning, Angie Fielder and Emile Sherman
Writers: Luke Davies, based on the novel by Saroo Brierley
Production Co: See-Saw Films
Featuring: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman and Divian Ladwa
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.
Lion had 6 nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.
Lion was also nominated for 5 AACTA International Awards in 2017, and of these won Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.