These Oscar Nominated Films That Should Be On Your To Watch List

Lion – ‘Lion’ has marked its presence in the global cinema and is to hit the cinemas on 24th February in India, two days prior to the Award Show. The celebrities confessed to being overwhelmed by the script at the screenings all over. Even the cast dealt with an emotional turmoil after meeting the real life- Saroo and his mother. The film is based on a true incident, faced by Saroo Brierley, which is inked in his book, ‘A Long Way Home’, delicately about how as a kid he lost his way from home and ended up being adopted by an Australian family only to find back his trails to India, where he initially lived, after 25 years. The lead includes Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and the young star, Sunny Pawar. Garth Davis marked his directorial debut and had gone through a tremendous cast search before finding the perfect leads. He wanted to do just to the characters portrayed by the actors to the people who actually went through the pain. The film has been nominated for the 89th Academy Awards for, ‘Best Picture’ to Emile Herman, Iain Canning ad Angie Fielder, ‘Best Supporting Actress’ to Nicole Kidman, ‘Best Supporting Actor’ to Dev Patel, ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’ to Luke Davies, ‘Best Original Score’ to Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka, ‘ Best Cinematography’ to Greig Fraser, compiling to a solid 6 nominations.

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