Lion was released in theaters November 25th in the midst of big box office draws among Rogue One, Fantastic Beast and Doctor Strange, The Weinstein Company has released an online trailer to remind viewers there is still a good movie worth their attention. The film starred Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara. Lion was recently nominated for 4 Golden Globe Award, Best Supporting Actor -Dev Patel, Best Supporting Actress- Nicole Kidman, Best Motion Picture-Drama and Best Original Score. The film was shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in September hailed by critics and viewers alike, it will certainly get a few nominations from the Academy Award 2017.
Here is the official synopsis for Lion:
Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
Lion is now playing in North America and will soon released in Australia Jan 19th 2017 and in the UK January 20th 2017. Check out the new trailer below.