• Guddu and Saroo are stealing coal from a train
    • Almost get caught, dangous work
  • Buys 2 packes of milk with it
  • Mom goes to work
    • The whole family is very poor
    • She is a laborer and carrys rocks
  • Guddu the older brother leaves while she is working to also work
    • Saroo, the younger brother wants to come as well
      • “I can lift anything”
  • Gudoo takes him but when Saroo is too tired and sleeps on a bench, he leaves him their saying he will come back for him
  • Saroo wakes up at night and Guddu has disappeared
  • Gets on a train, alone
    • He passes people who doesn’t do anything when he crys for help
  • Ends up in West Bangle 1600km from his home
  • Sleeps in the train station with some other homeless peopole
    • Wakes up and security guards force the homeless people out
    • Proabably not allowed to sleep at the trains station
    • Guards show no care for how young Guddu is and Guddu runs off
  • Gets some food from a bowl at a religious statue
  • Finds a woman who takes him in
    • Feeds and washes him
    • “Everyone has to work”
  • A man is there when he wakes up and says he will help search for his family
    • Says he came very far for him
    • Tells him to come closer, closer..
    • Tells the woman, “you did a good job”
    • The man is a predator
  • Saroo runs away!
  • Finds another woman and helps her pick up rocks

Two months later

  • He is on the street and sees a man in a cafe
  • He brings him to someone
  • Gets taken on a train to a school with other kids
    • Another kid, “This is a very bad place”
    • One kid doesn’t listen to the teacher and gets beat
  • A woman tells him they put his picture in the newspaper but no one called
  • Told there is a family in australia who will take him in
  • Another kid: “Your lucky, Australia is a nice place''
  • The family is nice but he only knows a few english words
  • Another foster kid comes but he starts screaming
    • The kid, Mantosh, is probably suffering from ptsd from hist past life
    • They comfort him but Saroo is sad

20 years later

  • They are celebrating something, they are proud of him
  • He meets a girl at a course
  • He is reminded of his home when he sees a the sweet he had asked him brother to get back when they were so poor
  • Tries to find his real home
    • Someone has the idea to use google earth to find the area around the train station he ended up in
    • Searches for many hours
  • Montosh is coming to this dinner but he still a drug addict
  • The man storms off
  • Saroo can’t let his post life go
  • He can’t be connected to Lucy
    • Hes not good enough for her
  • Parents are worried, Montosh lost, Saroo quit his job
  • Talks to Lucy about his real mom
    • He can’t deal with the fact that he put her so much pain
    • Wants to tell her hes ok
    • Lucy says his foster mom isn’t doing good, she need him
  • He doesn’t have a choise to stop searching
  • Saroo gets mad a rips up his maps hes been seraching working on
  • But randomly while clicking around google earth, he moves to the very edge of the radius hes been searching in
    • Traces the train line and finds his home
  • Goes to Lucy’s house and shows her, then he goes and shows him mom
    • He always wanted to tell her but didn’t want her to think he was ungratefull
  • Goes there in 2012
  • But when he finds his house, it is a goat pen
  • Tells someone he used to live there
    • The people notice him
  • The whole town gather as they meet
  • They are all happy
  • But when he asks about Gudoo, they say his is with god
  • His little sister Shekila is there
  • Later after calling his foster mom to tell her he found his mom, he has memories of Gudoo
  • It had been 25 years