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.
The film’s trailer is out and the drama written by Luke Davies is based on the non-fiction book A Long Way Home (authored by Saroo Brierley). This story of a five-year-old lost Indian boy, who is adopted by Australia parents, and sets out on a journey to find his home 25 years later, is making all the right noises at film festivals around the world.
Synopsis:Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.