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Life of Pi (2012) Movie Information

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209

Avg. Rating:

3.20/4

# of Ratings:

182

Genres:

Adventure, Drama

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

11/21/2012

DVD Release:

03/12/2013

Director:

Ang Lee

Actors:

Irrfan Khan
Suraj Sharma
Tabu
Adil Hussain
Ayush Tandon
Gautam Belur

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

A son of a zookeeper survives a shipwreck by stowing away in a lifeboat with a zebra, orangutan, hyena and Bengal tiger.

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Allison 06/12/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2.5/4 

The book was miles better. Unfortunately it lacked the same emotional oomph.

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Matthew Brady 01/06/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

this movie was like cast away but with no island. I was not looking forward to this movie because Ang lee made this movie but the movie didn't suck.this movie as a good story and brilliant writing.

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Kaileigh 10/05/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3.5/4 

The thing that is really important when you watch this movie is to keep an open mind. It is really different from anything I had ever seen before. It's also not very interesting to start with, but, as with a lot of movies, it's worthwhile to stick around. In the end, I found it very enjoyable and visually beautiful.

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  Yojimbo
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10/28/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Life Of Pi" by Yojimbo

A Canadian writer visits an Indian immigrant who recounts the tall tale of when he was ship wrecked with only a Bengal Tiger for company. Directed as it was by Ang Lee, I was expecting Life Of Pi to be a visual feast and I was not disappointed on that score; there are some truly gorgeous images on display and it is this eye boggling splendour that is the film's strongest suit. The format is very reminiscent of a Jean Jeunet film, told in flashback with many visual devices to draw you into the story. The plot itself is actually rather thin; much of the film takes place within the confines of a single lifeboat and considering the fact that there's only one human character involved, this makes for some rather sparse dialogue. Suraj Sharma and Irfan Khan make for an engaging protagonist howev...

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  Indyfreak
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10/18/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Hey, it was a good idea to film Life of Pi!

Ang Lee's adaptation of Yann Martel's beloved novel is a visually spectacular coming-of-age tale staying true to the spirit of the source material whilst mining its off-the-wall premise for as much breathtaking visuals as possible. The script probes spirituality, faith, and perseverance intelligently instead of the easy way (which is normally insulting to the audience). The cgi is very impressive, especially for the rendering of Richard Parker, the cantankerous Bengal Tiger stuck with our plucky protagonist Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel. The supporting cast has little screen time (or any chance of survival) but they all give strong performances given their brief appearances. Ang Lee does a fine job of ensuring that the audience is emotionally invested in the character's numerous bl...

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3/4 

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  bamoviegirl
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09/01/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

The best movie, and faith.

Wow what an amazing, best, Christian, drama, faith, action, story, and family move. I love Life of Pi and I saw it in theaters twice. I really think its defiently one of the best movies ever made. I love it how Richard Parker the tiger doesn't kill Pi in the movie. I love it also that it's Christian and faith movie. If Life of Pi would have won the movie of the year that woul have been excellent. Ang Lee the director of Life of Pi did an excellent, and perfect job directing the movie. The second time I saw Life of Pi my friend went with me to saw it. She also really liked it. I loved it the most. Before the movie was out on DVD I kept on talking about how good and amazing it was. I would recommend anybody to see Life of Pi, and to me it wasn't a slow movie. I though the actors did a grea...

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4/4 

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