An adopted man's search to find his original family, thousands of miles away.
Five-year-old Saroo gets lost in Kolkata, 950 miles from his home in Madhya Pradesh. Afraid and disoriented, he is eventually adopted, and starts a new life in Australia.
Twenty five years later, the grown-up Saroo (Dev Patel) falls in love with Lucy (Rooney Mara), who helps him to search for his mother back in India.
Based on a true story, this emotionally charged film boasts shimmering visuals and dramatic heft.