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Average of 177 ratings: 3.9 Stars

2016 M Parental guidance is recommended for younger viewers.

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

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113 minutes

DVD details

Screen Format
2.40:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English descriptive for the hearing impaired
English 5.1 Dolby Digital

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.40:1
English descriptive for the hearing impaired
English DTS-HD Master Audio

11 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by Jacnjer

Fantastic film, the best I've seen in ages. Very well acted, but keep your tissues handy, you'll need them. I loved it so much, I'm going to buy my own copy.

4 by bante

Loved this movie, well acted, interesting and sad story line. would watch it again anytime

5 by rickyv

Great movie, well worth the watch. Highly recommended

5 by Owlly

Brilliant Movie, we loved the story so very well told and incredible acting, I highly recommend it.

5 by FatSprat

Incredible story, made into a beautiful movie. Very engaging, loved it.

4.5 by sarniemarie

Absolutely brilliant! We enjoyed this moving story. Acting tops. 10/10

4 by TheReids

Intensely emotional film, based on the book 'Long Way Home' by Saroo Brierly. An incredible story, anchored initially by incredible child actor Sunny Pawar and later by Dev Patel as the older Saroo. Take your tissues.

2 by addy

I thought I was going to love this as much as everyone else has, but I didn't. The book is full of narrative holes, and the film, following the book fairly faithfully, has the same issues. The parents... Read more

4.5 by Janel

Beautifully acted movie made all the more interesting as it was based on truth. Very sad and powerful. Well worth watching

4 by SamanthaG

Beautifully shot. I had seen the doco about the real story but have to say the film was well worth watching. Emotional and amazing story. Acting all round was great but the wee boy was exceptional.