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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.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2016-11-24

Runtime 118 minutes

Budget $12m

Revenue $0.1b


TMDB 8.1


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miaparker shared a tip "Such a beautiful movie. True story. Loved it."

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sally.butterfly shared a tip "Such a heart wrenching story… Truly inspiring"

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dorian_adams shared a tip "This movie was deep and definitely tugged at my emotions."

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rainey_rogozynski shared a tip "this movie is absolutely phenomenal. a true story with a lot of heart and a truly inspiring ending. 10/10!"

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ronda_brownell_bart shared a tip "This was such a thought provoking movie that pulls at your heart strings"

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annette_mckinney shared a tip "Great movie! Need Kleenex! True story! Definitely see this!!!!!"

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william_crawford shared a tip "Saw this movie. Exellent movie"

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kentongewecke shared a tip "Besides being an ad for Google, I really enjoyed it."

tam_white shared a tip "#tearjerker"

tam_white shared a tip "Grab some tissue😥"

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jeanette_canard shared a tip "Nicole Kidman. Based on a true story. I loved it."

sapphire_yau shared a tip "This was so amazing but so sad"

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malin shared a tip "Great movie but kinda sad"

susan_phillips_9329 shared a tip "Dev Patel is one of my favourites, and this was a terrific story!"

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daniel_mathews_2295 shared a tip "It is a very emotionally moving watch. One of my all-time favorites. Definitely recommend!"

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darcie_8388 shared a tip "Soooooo good"

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michelle_lugo_764 shared a tip "Must must see!!"

amelia_3461 shared a tip "Such a beautiful movie!!! A must see!!"

susan_7402 shared a tip "Love, great story with a happy ending."

sandi_kaiser shared a tip "A beautiful, heart-breaking and ultimately triumphant story"

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emanuel_carvalho shared a tip "Based on a true story. It's sad and I cried a lot 😭"

bola_o shared a tip "There were moments where the film felt slow, but this movie had me in tears by the end."

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lindsay_blair_7759 shared a tip "Really good film!"

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evans_mcgowan shared a tip "So touching!"

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sophia_mekhael shared a tip "SOOO good and authentic a must watch!"

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eli_a_bautista shared a tip "It was freat!"

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oldschool_mum_sally shared a tip "So well done and as an adoptee it hit me hard!"

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karen_diller shared a tip "Beautiful"

kendall_de_rivel shared a tip "Heartbreaking! Definitely cried one of my favorite movies. 10/10 😭"

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raphael_barboza shared a tip "Sensacional"

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kyaw_tay shared a tip "Its good"

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tracy_coffin shared a tip "Feel good"

jana_powell_153 shared a tip "Great story."

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angela_whisnant shared a tip "Such a great drama…will definitely watch again."

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