Life of Pi
- 127 min
- Directed by: Ang Lee
- Written by: Yann Martel, David Magee
- Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall
- UK release: 21 December 2012
Ravishing version of Yann Martel’s 2001 novel, in which Indian boy Pi (Sharma) is lost at sea on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. A beautiful and faithfully-adapted adventure story, demonstrating that Lee hasn’t lost his knack for turning literary subjects into cinematic gold.
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From page to screen: Yann Martel's Life of Pi13 Nov 2012
We chart the voyage of Pi from little-known novel to blockbuster Ang Lee adaptation
Around the turn of the millennium, French-Canadian author Yann Martel had a story collection and a novel under his belt. Though published by Faber, his early works were little read outside of Canada, and not much buzzed about even there. The Guardian…
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