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What to Watch This Weekend: Lion

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Lion, the true story of a man who is raised by Australian couple in Tasmania after accidentally getting separated from his family in India. Years later, the man attempts to retrace his journey and reconnect with his biological family.

What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

Lion – A Lost Boy Finds Home… Twice!

The story of Saroo Brierley is one of epic proportions to the point that if it were fiction it might be hard to believe.

How an Indian child of five could fall asleep on a decommissioned train in Ganesh Talai in the Khandwr Province of India and wind up in Calcutta, in Bengali Province and then survive for two years on the streets before being placed in an orphanage and being adopted by an Australian couple… Well, it’s like something out of an international soap opera – only it’s true.

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