LIFE OF PI

Director: Ang Lee.

Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain.

USA, 2012.

Genre: Adventure.

Synopsis: Adapted by Yann Martel bestselling novel, the film tells the story of young Pi who survives a shipwreck where all his family dies only to be cast away in a lifeboat adrift in the ocean. With the only and unlikely company of Richard Parker, a ferocious Bengal tiger.
 
 
WATCH THE TRAILER

OFFICIALLY ON THE WEB

The official website

ANIMAL STAR

TIGER: four tigers have been used during production though most of the time special effects have been used to achieve a digital Richard Parker

Trained by: Thierry Le Portier 

HOW DID THEY DO IT? BEHIND THE SCENES OF ANIMAL ACTION


 
DISCOVER MORE ON THE FILM

Read more at Wkipedia

Read more at IMDb

CRITICS AND AUDIENCE REACTION

Read more at Metacritic

Read more at Rottentomatoes

PERFORMANCE AT THE BOX OFFICE

Box Office at Mojo

FROM THE BOOK TO THE SCREEN – FROM THE SCREEN TO THE BOOK

Buy the novel by Yann Martel

FURTHER READINGS

Buy The Making of Life of Pi

Read NYT interview on the creation of the tiger

Read about the tiger digital animation on Animation Magazine

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