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Life of Pi

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Critic Rating

7.4

12 Reviews
12 Ratings
100%
in favor

Audience Rating

7.4
6 Reviews
25 Ratings

Movie Info

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Running Time

Language

English

Synopsis

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.Wikipedia

Life of Pi Reviews

7

It may not touch your heart, but it’s a feast for the eyes. Watch it for its sheer visual brilliance.

Shubhra Gupta
Indian Express

7

The film makes great use of 3D, and for once I was not cursing: the ocean's immersiveness and the overpowering emptiness and the sheer beauty surrounding Pi is enhanced by the technology.

Rashid Irani
Hindustan Times

8

A tale full of sound, fury and state-of-the-art special effects, Life Of Pi is a one-of-a-kind dazzler. Oscars ahoy!

Life of Pi is a one of its kind visual experience.

Grab a piece of this Pi. It is a must watch. In terms of both the scale of its ambition and the exquisite perfection of its execution, Life of Pi is pure magic.

Renuka Vyavahare
Times Of India

8

Ang Lee interweaves adventure and spirituality brilliantly. And if you still don't know what meditation feels like, Watch Life of Pi, it is therapeutic and profound.

Daniel Pinto
DNA India

7

In a world where religion is viewed as an anthropological tailbone and a stumbling block in the way to a better tomorrow, Life of Pi is a well-told parable which offers scoffers a non-intelligence-insulting perspective. A visually captivating but subtlely written film with great performances, Life of Pi makes for interesting viewing.

7

Life Of Pi is a compelling tale of adventure, magic and some stunning visual effects. This boy and tiger deserve a watch.

8

You would struggle to find another film that so fluidly blends the tech-specks with aesthetic finery. Life Of Pi is a visual spectacle, and the 3D here is the best you have ever seen (yes, it's better than Avatar).

Anjum Shabbir
Bollyspice

8

The world of Pi is brought to life with the ocean literally immersing you into the film and the tiger feeling more real than a trip to the zoo! Life of Pi is just as much an achievement of technology, as it is of story telling or film making.

7

Overall, the elements weaved into the concept of the movie are just like the clear pool water after which Pi was named, and it is up to oneself to decide what lesson comes out of ‘Life of Pi'!

7

Whether you have or have not read the book, watching the highly impressive 3D movie is absolutely once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Audience Reviews for Life of Pi

  • Ajay lawyer
    Ajay lawyer
    66 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    7

    amazing ,very scary ,cant image to stay der

    July 24, 17
  • Lasit Roy
    Lasit Roy
    32 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    8

    Artistic effort. The film exposes the idea of belief about the existence of god. Good story. Good acting performences.

    November 27, 15
  • Dev
    Dev
    32 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    8

    Life of Pi achieves the near impossible, it's an astonishing technical achievement that's also emotionally rewarding.Mr. Lee's film is stronger as a visual experience-especially in 3-D-than an emotional one.This movie is to be seen and experienced. It is not to be heard.

    November 23, 14
  • Neonika
    Neonika
    27 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    9

    Ang Lee never fails to amaze me. The beauty of his masterful craft is that he approaches every story through complete immersion into his characters and their world. From 'Eat drink man woman' to 'Lust, caution' to 'The ice storm', there's no telling that it's an outsider's perspective. With Life of Pi, he proved once again that he can take an ultra-complex story and subject matter intertwined with a culture that's foreign to him and manage to deliver a breathtaking spectacle that stays as true to the characters and their story as it possibly could. Richard Parker is the character that stayed with me for a long time. That he is computer generated did not even occur to me when i first watched the film. The CGI is unlike anything you've seen before - it's a delicious treat for your eyes and almost therapeutic. Bombay Jayshree's rendition of 'Pi's lullaby' is one my favorite songs of the year and Mychael Danna's Oscar for best score was so well deserved.

    May 29, 13