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Life of Pi

PG| 2 hr. 5 min.

Plot Summary
After deciding to sell their zoo in India and move to Canada, Santosh and Gita Patel board a freighter with their sons and a few remaining animals. Tragedy strikes when a terrible storm sinks the ship, leaving the Patels' teenage son, Pi (Suraj Sharma), as the only human survivor. However, Pi is not alone; a fearsome Bengal tiger has also found refuge aboard the lifeboat. As days turn into weeks and weeks drag into months, Pi and the tiger must learn to trust each other if both are to survive.

Cast: Suraj Sharma , Irrfan Khan , Tabu , Rafe Spall , Gérard Depardieu , Adil Hussain , Gautam Belur , Ayush Tandon

Director: Ang Lee

Genres: Adventure, Drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Life of Pi (2012)

Release Date: November 21st, 2012|2 hr. 5 min.

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fan reviews ( 46 )
  • Lee uses 3D with the delicacy and lyricism of a poet. You don't just watch this movie, you live it. show more

  • It's a slow-moving fable, with enough story and substance to make for one amazing Imax short. Instead the material is stretched beyond its limits into a long, repetitive and often stagnant 127-minute feature film. show more

  • Mr. Lee's film is stronger as a visual experience - especially in 3-D - than an emotional one, but it has a final plot twist that may also change what you thought you knew about the ancient art of storytelling. show more

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  • April 13, 2013 kamehck
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    Deeply touches my soul ~ many layers to this movie.

  • March 18, 2013 ik00000000141723
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    Movie is about as long as trying to figure out Pi.

  • March 18, 2013 Daniel
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    Great movie...great story line, visually appealing. Worthy of all accolades.

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New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Life of Pi'

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Eric Larnick on March 11, 2013

Moviefone's New Release of the Week "Life of Pi" What's It About? The best-selling novel about Pi, a 16-year-old boy who survives a shipwreck and is stranded in the ocean with a hyena, orangut...

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Believe the unbelievable. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents a cinematic experience you will have to see to believe when "Life of Pi" debuts on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD on March 12, ...

What Is 'Life of Pi'? Oscar Nominee Guide 2013

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Moviefone Staff on February 8, 2013

"Life of Pi" Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Director (Ang Lee), Best Editing, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Production Design, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound...

'Life Of Pi' Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Ang Lee's New Movie? (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on November 21, 2012

This Friday, Ang Lee's big-screen adaptation of "Life of Pi" finally comes ashore. Based on Yann Martel's Booker Prize-winning novel, the movie follows Pi (Suraj Sharma), a zookeeper's son, who finds ...

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