Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Life of Pi (2012)



In Canada, a writer visits the Indian storyteller Pi Patel and asks him to tell his life story. Pi tells the story of his childhood in Pondicherry, India, and the origin of his nickname. One day, his father, a zoo owner, explains that the municipality is no longer supporting the zoo and he has hence decided to move to Canada, where the animals the family owns would also be sold. They board on a Japanese cargo ship with the animals and out of the blue, there is a storm, followed by a shipwrecking. Pi survives in a lifeboat with a zebra, an orangutan, a hyena and a male Bengal tiger nicknamed Richard Parker. They are adrift in the Pacific Ocean, with aggressive hyena and Rickard Parker getting hungry. Pi needs to find a way to survive.Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 168,275 users
Life of Pi is a 2012 American 3D live-action/computer-animated adventure drama film based on Yann Martel's 2001 novel of the same name. Wikipedia
Initial release: November 21, 2012 (Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Canada, ...)
Featured song: Pi's Lullaby
Initial DVD release: March 12, 2013 (USA)
Awards: Academy Award for Original Music Score, More

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