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Life of Pi (film)

Life of Pi (film)

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Life of Pi (film)
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This article is about the film. For the novel, see Life of Pi.
Life of Pi |

Theatrical release poster |
Directed by | Ang Lee |
Produced by | Ang Lee
Gil Netter
David Womark |
Screenplay by | David Magee |
Based on | Life of Pi 
by Yann Martel |
Starring | Suraj Sharma
Irrfan Khan
Tabu
Adil Hussain
Rafe Spall
Gérard Depardieu |
Music by | Mychael Danna |
Cinematography | Claudio Miranda |
Editing by | Tim Squyres |
Studio | Rhythm & Hues
Fox 2000 Pictures |
Distributed by | 20th Century Fox |
Release date(s) | * September 28, 2012(New York Film Festival) * November 21, 2012 |
Running time | 127 minutes[1] |
Country | United States |
Language | English |
Budget | $120 million[2] |
Box office | $604,384,111[2] |
Life of Pi is a 2012 American 3D live-action/computer-animated adventure drama film based on Yann Martel's 2001 novel of the same name. Directed by Ang Lee, the film is based on an adapted screenplay by David Magee, and stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Gérard Depardieu, Tabu, and Adil Hussain.
The storyline revolves around a 16-year old Indian boy named Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel, who survives a shipwreck in which his family dies, and is stranded in the Pacific Ocean on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.
The film had its worldwide premiere as the opening film of the 50th New York Film Festival at both the Walter Reade Theater and Alice Tully Hall in New York City on September 28, 2012.[3]
Upon release, Life of Pi became a critical and commercial success, earning over $600 million worldwide. At the 85th Academy Awards it had eleven nominations, including Best Picture, and won four (the most for the evening) including Best Director for Ang Lee.[4] It was also nominated for three Golden Globe Awards which included the Best Picture – Drama and the Best Director and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original...

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