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Sue Brierley (Character)
from Lion (2016)

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Lion -- Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
Lion -- Clip: Meeting John and Sue
Lion -- Featurette: Garth Davis
IMDb on the Scene: Season 2: Episode 2 -- 'Lion' stars Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel talk about the tremendous pride they have for their uplifting film.
No Small Parts: :  -- Actor Dev Patel, known for his roles in 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' has been nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the 2016 drama 'Lion.' What other roles has he played over the years?

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Alternate Names:
John Brierley / Saroo Brierley


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  1. Lion (2016) Played by Nicole Kidman / David Wenham (as John Brierley) / Dev Patel (as Saroo Brierley)

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From Lion (2016)
[discussing how to find Saroo's family]
Dinner Guests: What paper trail?
Saroo Brierley: My mum could not read or write.
Dinner Guests: What did she do?
Saroo Brierley: A labourer... she carried rocks.
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