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Life of Pi Synopsis
A shipwrecked zookeeper's son is adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
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By edithpiaf
I loved this film. I thought the acting, directing, cinematography and the musical score were amazing. I think this movie is more adult friendly. I believe a mature child could view this film, but...

A literary film with lots of "ah-ha" moments

By Uberfan
This is a literary film which brings to life in 3D a young boy's struggle to survive. Several reviewers have described the first third of the film as "slow," but that portion is critical to the story...

Thoughtful and Thoughtful

By onekathryn
I enjoyed this movie because it wasn't straightforward. And, if you don't get the hidden meaning during the movie, the Pi character explains it at the end. Beautifully shot, exquisite color, and...

Loved It!

By emoore5000
The movie was visually stunning. The most important factor for any story is the culmination and the Life of Pi was very clever in tying up this awesome tale....

Very good adaption

By Treeinwind
I loved this movie, it had all the themes in the book. The acting was superb and visually it was just strking. Exactly what I would expect from Ang Lee....

Life of Pi

By dianelee33176
The acting and special effects were wonderful. Read the book years ago, so it wasn't as exciting to me as to those who didn't read the book. However, it's a terrific movie. Very real!...

If you loved the book, you will not be disappointed.

By AmyKT
If there is a wrong note or a misstep in this film, I certainly did not notice it. The script kept true to the book, while the special effects and cinematography brought this incredible story to life...

It's up to you

By fespus
This is a beautiful movie with stunning visuals, vivid symbolism and life lessons that are spiritually provoking. It's really one of those glass half full / half empty type of proposals and the...

Spiritual Life

By filmrat
to understand this story ... one need to have a bit of understanding of the many "gods" that India has ... a story of a boy growing up living in a country with different beliefs....how many...

Profoundly moving!

By Violet Schwartz
I went home after this movie contemplating an emotional voyage. The Life of Pi is an epic and soulful story, wrapped with visual projections of the masterful literary work from which the film...

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Rated PG | For Peril, Emotional Thematic Content and Some Scary Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Beautiful, emotional, intense story of faith and friendship.
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