Beautiful and Moving Experience

By vakamalua
Written November 24, 2012
Having read 'Pi' ten years ago, I wondered how the book could ever be filmed. Ang Lee has surpassed all my expectations. The film is visually stunning--the most gorgeous and seamless use of CGI ever. The performance by the young lead actor is pitch perfect. Lee and his screen writer have taken a complex piece about philosophy, religion, relationships, self-knowledge and trust and made it exciting and accessible. Bravo.
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AmazingFeat

By Roshi
Written November 22, 2012
I could not imagine how The Life of Pi could be turned into a movie. Ang Lee has created a film which is harrowing, visually stimulating and relates the story of the book perfectly.
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True to the book

By ekesselr70
Written December 06, 2012
If ever a director captured my imagination as I read a book, it is Ang Lee and Life of Pi. From the voices/dialects to the emotions of angst and despair to the developing co-dependent relationship with a tiger, he captured on screen what my imagination created when I read the book. And he did justice to the literary genius of the story line itself! I would see this again in the theater, it's that good!
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A wonderful achievement

By ws91
Written November 22, 2012
Masteful three way coordination between the director, technical effects crew, and screenwriter. The book has several enigmas, and I was very curious how the screenplay would handle them. I was very pleased to have all the enigmas survive intact, I left the theater with as many questions as I had when I closed the book after the last page. One beautiful visual image after another. I had tears in my eyes on more than one occasion.
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Why Not Pi?

By cdhauge
Written November 24, 2012
This movie is awesome. It is an adventure story, a love story and a life story all rolled in to one phenomenal tale. It will make you laugh and cry and sometimes jump out of your seat. It was beautifully written and filmed. You will definitely find yourself thinking about what you just saw. Definitely Oscar worthy! 4 stars
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