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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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Aactas 2017 : Do Australia's Biggest Screen Awards Have a Problem with Populism? Luke Buckmaster , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 7 December 2017;

'There were notable snubs again this year and the most popular movie always wins. Still, quibbles aside, Lion is a great film.'

AACTA Awards 2017 : Lion and Ali's Wedding Sweep Early Categories Stephanie Honor Convery , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 4 December 2017;

'The internationally acclaimed film Lion has swept the early prizes of Australia’s biggest film and TV awards, winning seven of eight feature film categories at the industry luncheon on Monday, before the main award announcements on Wednesday.' (Introduction)

2017 Arts Highlights of the Year Various , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 396 2017; (p. 39-43)

'To celebrate the year’s memorable plays, films, concerts, operas, ballets, and exhibitions, we invited twenty-six critics and arts professionals to nominate some personal favourites.' (Introduction)

True to His Words Philippa Hawker , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14 January 2017; (p. 4)
The tale of one man’s quest to find his biological mother captured all the qualities of the movies — and of life itself, writes Philippa Hawker.
Young Talent a Roaring Success David Stratton , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14 January 2017; (p. 13)
'For months we have been hearing about Lion, a new Australian film that wowed North American audiences in Toronto last September (but was withheld from Venice, where it also might have appealed to Europeans) and that has gained, as the result of expert publicity and occasional sneak previews, favourable word of mouth.' (Introduction)
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. ...'

Destiny’s Child Susan Chenery , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 10 December 2016;

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