Monday, April 8, 2013

Life of Pi (on DVD)

Life of Pi
[DVD Life]

A 16-year old boy is swept to sea on a lifeboat after a violent storm sinks the boat he was traveling with his family. Some animals that were also on the boat (they owned a zoo that was being moved) end up on the lifeboat with Pi, including a tiger. Pi must use his survival instincts as well as tame the tiger to survive. The story is framed by a writer who wishes to tell Pi's story. The visual effects are absolutely stunning. Ang Lee won an Academy Award for directing the movie. My only complaint is the length, being that it's rather slow moving, coming in right at 2 hours--but otherwise a really great movie!. [If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try Life of Pi in book, ebook, or audiobook formats; The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho, The Shack - William Young.] -- recommended by Jeremiah J. - Bennett Martin Public Library

[Also available in traditional print, book-on-cd and Large Print formats.]

[ Internet Movie Database entry for this film ] | [ official Life of Pi Movie web site ]

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