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Life of Pi (2012)

Ang Lee, 2012

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Life of Pi
Yann Martel, 2001

Life of Pi is a movie directed by Ang Lee in 2012 and based on the book of the same name by Yann Martel, first published in 2001. The movie features Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Tandon, Gautam Belur, Adil Hussain, Tabu, and others.

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Life of Pi

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Storyline

Pi Patel tells the story of his childhood in Pondicherry, India, and the origin of his nickname. One day, his father, a zoo owner decided to move to Canada, where the animals the family owns would also be sold. They board on a Japanese cargo ship with the animals, there is a storm, followed by a shipwrecking. Pi survives in a lifeboat with a zebra, an orangutan, a hyena and a male Bengal tiger.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Life of Pi, the 2012 movie by Ang Lee

Year

2012

Minutes

127

Movie Rate

7.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Life of Pi

Country: USA

Year: 2012

Length: 2h7m

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Cover of Life of Pi, the 2001 book by Yann Martel

Year

2001

Pages

460

Book Rate

7.82

S: Goodreads

Book

Life of Pi

Country: Canada

First published in: 2001

Length: 460 pages

Genre: Fiction

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