Character: Sue Brierley
Directed by: Garth Davis
Written by: Luke Davies
Produced by: Iain Canning, Angie Fielder, Emile Sherman
Other cast: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Abhishek Bharate, Divian Ladwa, Priyanka Bose, Deepti Naval, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sunny Pawar
Release date: November 25, 2016
Genre: Biography, Drama
Running time: Biography, Drama

Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles 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.


• The search begins
• The true story of a life lost and found
• The Australian true story of a life lost and found


• Nicole Kidman was handpicked by the real-life Sue Brierley for her part.
• This is Nicole Kidman’s first on-screen role as a mother of two adopted children. In real life she’s the mother of two adopted children.

Character’s Quotes

• Because we both felt as if… the world has enough people in it. Have a child, couldn’t guarantee it will make anything better. But to take a child that’s suffering like you boys were. Give you a chance in the world. That’s something.

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