- Susan May
What's on at the movies 26th Jan 2017?
Lion ✪✪✪✪½ Opened January 19
Lion is a partially Australian production, and that is something of which Australian cinema can be proud. After a particularly poor year in 2016 with Australian films out comes Lion, which was adapted from the Australian memoir of Saroo Brierley, entitled Long Way Home. In 2013 Screen Australia and Fulcrum Media Finance would co-finance, while See-Saw, Sunstar, and Aquarius Films produced the film. The Weinstein Company bought the worldwide distribution rights to the drama for $12 million in May 2014. In October 2014, Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman were cast in the film for the lead roles, and no