Episode #185: A Long Way Home for Lion

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Adaptation covers both A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley and Lion (2016) in one episode, lamenting the added drama of the film but loving the acting and the story as a whole.

Question(s) of the Week: How did the film land for you if you hadn’t read the book? And what does your name mean?

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For other similar discussions, check out our episodes on Queen of Katwe and In the Heart of the Sea.

Main Discussion

A Long Way Home

-Written by Saroo Brierley

-Published in 2014

Lion (2016)

-Written by Luke Davies

-Directed by Garth Davies

-Starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, and Sunny Pawar

Question(s) of the Week: How did the film land for you if you hadn’t read the book? And what does your name mean?

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