form y Lion single work   film/TV  
Adaptation of A Long Way Home Saroo Brierley 2013 single work autobiography
Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 later, he sets out to find his lost family.' (Production summary)

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Works about this Work

Pulitzer-winning Film Critic Confuses Dev Patel for Kal Penn in Review of Lion Rob Moran , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 28 November 2016;
'For those still wondering why #OscarsSoWhite was such a catch-cry at last February's Academy Awards, or why calls for greater onscreen diversity have become such a prominent issue in Hollywood, here's another glaring example. ...'
Harvey Weinstein Gets Oscar Boost After Lion Screens at Toronto International Film Festival Brooks Barnes , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 14 September 2016;

— Review of Lion Saroo Brierley Luke Davies 2016 single work film/TV

'A week ago, most Oscar prognosticators and strategists had effectively written off Harvey Weinstein as a player in this year's awards race.'

'His movie company, troubled by executive departures and box-office misfires, had neither the money nor the manpower needed to sustain an awards campaign, Hollywood conventional wisdom held. And Weinstein's primary contender this time around, Lion, an adoption drama set in India and based on an astonishing true story, was generating virtually no tastemaker buzz. ...'

Saroo on Set to See Story Take Shape Emma Hope , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 31 January 2015; (p. 10)
'Hobart's Saroo Brierley is watching his life play out on camera in front of his eyes...'
Stars Sparkle as Filming Hits Hobart Emma Hope , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 14 April 2015; (p. 1)
'Hollywood has come to Hobart with filming of a block-buster movie in locations from the River Derwent to a Dunalley oyster shed...'
Stars Align for Saroo's Story Emma Hope , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 9 April 2015; (p. 1 and 4)

'Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara and Aussie star David Wenham will join Divian Ladwa, Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel in the film Lion, which starts shooting in Hobart next week...'

Nicole Sneaks Back For a Shoot Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 May 2015; (p. 26)
Top Picks of Aussie Flicks Ricki-Lee Arnold , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 22 November 2015; (p. 81)
Kidman Backs First-Timers Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 December 2014; (p. 30)
Harvey Weinstein Gets Oscar Boost After Lion Screens at Toronto International Film Festival Brooks Barnes , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 14 September 2016;

— Review of Lion Saroo Brierley Luke Davies 2016 single work film/TV

'A week ago, most Oscar prognosticators and strategists had effectively written off Harvey Weinstein as a player in this year's awards race.'

'His movie company, troubled by executive departures and box-office misfires, had neither the money nor the manpower needed to sustain an awards campaign, Hollywood conventional wisdom held. And Weinstein's primary contender this time around, Lion, an adoption drama set in India and based on an astonishing true story, was generating virtually no tastemaker buzz. ...'

Kidman Backs First-Timers Garry Maddox , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11 December 2014; (p. 30)
Saroo on Set to See Story Take Shape Emma Hope , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 31 January 2015; (p. 10)
'Hobart's Saroo Brierley is watching his life play out on camera in front of his eyes...'
Stars Sparkle as Filming Hits Hobart Emma Hope , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 14 April 2015; (p. 1)
'Hollywood has come to Hobart with filming of a block-buster movie in locations from the River Derwent to a Dunalley oyster shed...'
Stars Align for Saroo's Story Emma Hope , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Mercury , 9 April 2015; (p. 1 and 4)

'Academy Award nominee Rooney Mara and Aussie star David Wenham will join Divian Ladwa, Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel in the film Lion, which starts shooting in Hobart next week...'

Nicole Sneaks Back For a Shoot Antimo Iannella , Anna Vlach , Matt Gilbertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 May 2015; (p. 26)
Top Picks of Aussie Flicks Ricki-Lee Arnold , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 22 November 2015; (p. 81)
Pulitzer-winning Film Critic Confuses Dev Patel for Kal Penn in Review of Lion Rob Moran , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 28 November 2016;
'For those still wondering why #OscarsSoWhite was such a catch-cry at last February's Academy Awards, or why calls for greater onscreen diversity have become such a prominent issue in Hollywood, here's another glaring example. ...'
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