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For his first film, Garth Davis embraced the odyssey of 'Lion'

December 17, 20160 sec
Filmmaker Garth Davis spent years making commercials in Australia before co-directing Top of the Lake with Jane Campion. For his feature film debut, Lion, he's taken on the true story of a boy in India who accidentally gets separated from his family and ends up in Tasmania. He tells us how he came to be at the helm of the film and about casting a five-year old in India and teaching him English along the way.

Chat About For his first film, Garth Davis embraced the odyssey of 'Lion'