If You See 1 Movie This Month, Make It Lion
Chances are, you've heard about the movie Lion. Its been creating quite the award season buzz and, wait, before you stop because of 'yet another award season movie review,' I'm here to tell you, hand on heart, that everyone should go see this film.
Based on Saroo Brierly's memoir, A Long Way Home, the film tells the story of Saroo's quest to locate his family after being separated from them in India at age 5, and eventually adopted by an Australian family. The movie made me ugly-cry more than any other film has (which is saying something), and kept my always-falling-asleep-in-movies mother awake for its entire two-hour run-time. Winner. Keep reading for five reasons why Lion should be on your watch-list this month.