Lion (2016) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Lion (2016)

Garth Davis, 2016

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A Long Way Home
Saroo Brierley, 2013

Lion is a movie directed by Garth Davis in 2016 and based on the book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley, first published in 2013. The movie features Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nawazuddin Siddique, and others.

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of A Long Way Home, the 2013 book by Saroo Brierley.

A Long Way Home

Read by: Vikas Adam

Storyline

In 1986, Saroo, a five-year-old boy, lives with his elder brother Guddu, his mother and his younger baby sister in Khandwa, India. One day, Saroo follows his brother to a job and they arrive at a nearby train station, where Saroo decides to stay back and take a nap. Saroo runs away, sensing that Noor and Rama have sinister intentions, and escapes Noor when she chases after him.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Lion, the 2016 movie by Garth Davis

Year

2016

Minutes

118

Movie Rate

8.00

Source: IMDb

Cover of A Long Way Home, the 2013 book by Saroo Brierley

Year

2013

Pages

288

Book Rate

8.20

S: Goodreads

Book

A Long Way Home

Subtitle: A Boy's Incredible Journey from India to Australia and Back Again

Country: Australia

First published in: 2013

Length: 288 pages

Genre: Biography

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Cover of A Long Way Home, the 2013 book by Saroo Brierley

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8 votes

5 votes

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