The true story of the Indian boy lost from his mother and siblings in the 1980s who ends up in faraway Australia, adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty years or so later, armed with only the sketchiest recollections of his origins he utilises new technology to track down his birth family.
'Lion' is an extraordinary story all the more so because it is true. Performances are excellent with special mention of the youngster Sunny Pawar who is stunning.
It is a powerful story with emotional moments. Keep a handkerchief handy.