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Movie: Lion

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Petty Auditorium

Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of miles away from home. Later, he finds shelter through his adoptive parents and eventually grows up and moves to Australia. Twenty years later, Saroo is struck by the lack of information on who his real parents are, uses Google Earth to locate his hometown, and ultimately stages a long reunion. Starring Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara. Based on the novel A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley, and nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor.

Released 2016 - 118 minutes - Rated PG-13 - Drama

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Contact Number: 847-673-7774