Check out the official US trailer for Lion starring Nicole Kidman, released today by The Weinstein Company.
Dev Patel and Rooney Mara star alongside Kidman in the project, which is based on Saroo Brierley's memoir ‘A Long way Home’.
The film follows the story of a five-year-old Indian boy who boards the wrong train and ends up lost and far away from his home. Too young to remember his family name or where he is from, he is placed in an orphanage and after some hardship, he is adopted by an Australian couple (played by Kidman and David Wenham).
Almost 25 years later, after the advent of Google Earth, he painstakingly scoured the site, zooming in on Indian villages looking for landmarks he remembered, until he miraculously found his home.
Directed by Garth Davis and acquired by The Weinstein Company, Lion will have its world premiere at Toronto Film Festival in September.
The Weinsten Company is set to release the film in the US on Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, 25 November.