Nicole Kidman and the cast of ‘Lion’ sit down with Variety to discuss movie-making, technology and love.
For Kidman, the film — and her role as Sue Brierley, an Australian woman who took Saroo into her home — had a personal resonance. She is the adoptive mother of two children with her ex-husband, Tom Cruise. One key moment in the film, during which Sue tells Saroo about a vision she had of holding the hand of a dark-skinned child, tugged at her emotions.
“It’s about motherhood,” explains Kidman. “It’s about saying, ‘You and I were meant for each other, however we came together — whether it’s through birth, whether it’s through adoption — I’m your mother.
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