The search begins.

In this adaptation of the memoir A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley, a five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before finally being adopted by an Tasmanian couple.
25 years later, he struggles to gain closure with visions of his long lost birth family, and decides to begin a search for them with only a head full of old memories... and google maps.

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Release Date 18 January 2017
Running Time 2hr 09m
Rating PG | Mild themes
Cast Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Director Garth Davis
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