'Life of Pi' Tweet Review: A tale of surprises
Posted on: 02:31 PM IST Nov 23, 2012
New Delhi: 'Life of Pi' is based on Yann Martel's book of the same name. The story is centred on a boy called Piscine Molitor Patel alias Pi who comes from an affluent Indian family. The three stages of Pi's life have been featured in the film in which he seeks answers to the questions related to the metaphysical world.
The bonding between Pi and a tiger is tested when both of them find themselves trapped on a boat.Directed by Ang Lee, the film stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan, Tabu and Adil Hussain in prominent roles.Ang Lee is known for films such as 'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon', 'Brokeback Mountain', 'Hulk' and 'Lust Caution'. He is among the acclaimed directors of Hollywood and his interest in telling the common man's story is quite evident in his earlier films, thus one can expect a socially relevant story from him.If the film is going to follow the book in true sense then 'Life of Pi' will also pose questions about different faiths and religions.Rohit 'Vats' of IBNLive is inside the theatre to live tweet the experience of 'Life of Pi'.####[View the story ”’Life of Pi’ Tweet Review” on Storify]’Life of Pi’ Tweet Review’Life of Pi’ Tweet ReviewStorified by IBNLive · Fri, Nov 23 2012 04:17:29Directed by Ang Lee, #Lifeofpi is based on a book of the same name by Yann Martel.IBNLive MoviesThe film features Suraj Sharma, Irrfan, Tabu and Adil Hussain in prominent roles. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesAng Lee is known for films such as ’Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon’, ’Brokeback Mountain’, ’Hulk’ and ’Lust Caution.’ #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesIf the film literally follows the book then it is going to deal with some meta-physical themes as well. #Lifeofpi.IBNLive MoviesIrrfan is among the most recognisable Bollywood faces in the West. Recently he acted in The Amazing Spider-Man. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesIndian audiences would feel a connect with the film due to locationes and characters. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesWhat are your expectations from Ang Lee’s #Lifeofpi? Is it going to be a good story?IBNLive MoviesPremise always plays a very important part in the narratives of Ang Lee’s films. Will it be the same with #Lifeofpi?IBNLive MoviesAng Lee unfolds the mystical world of Pi with Indian music and soothing visuals. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesRafe Spall plays the writer in #Lifeofpi. He is soon going to hear a magical story from Pi.IBNLive MoviesAng Lee has a fairly good idea about how the religion is perceived in India. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesA good director can make you doubt about the existing faiths without taking any names. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesShravanthi Sainath plays Anandi in the film. #Lifeofpi has many layers.IBNLive MoviesAdil Hussain has a good screen presence. He suits the character. #LifeofpiIBNLive Movies#Lifeofpi offers some breathtaking sequences and the sea accident scene is one of them.IBNLive MoviesAng Lee demonstrates how to use the space and time in #Lifeofpi. The drama gets gripping.IBNLive MoviesThe film has remained true to the story so far. It’s Suraj Sharma’s time now. #LifeofpiIBNLive Movies#Lifeofpi has a unique approach. Even animals are capable of taking the story forward in this film.IBNLive MoviesSome sequences may find references in Hindu mythological texts. #Lifeofpi.IBNLive MoviesJust two characters can keep you engaged. One of them is a tiger by the way. #LifeofpiIBNLive Movies#Lifeofpi is not your usual Hollywood flick. It has many subtexts and interpretations.IBNLive MoviesEven in his earlier films, Ang Lee has used silence very effectively. #Lifeofpi also shows it.IBNLive MoviesDevelopment of a human’s animal instincts under diverse conditions has always fascinated Ang Lee. Remember Lust Caution. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesA lot of research on animal behaviour has been done before writing #Lifeofpi. It gets reflected in the film.IBNLive MoviesClaudio Miranda’s camera work totally compliments the story. #Lifeofpi.IBNLive MoviesSuch stories always carry the risk of getting monotonous but #Lifeofpi is immune to it so far.IBNLive MoviesWell thought out characterisation has immensly helped Suraj Sharma and eventually the film. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesSometimes our mind fails to believe our eyes and vice versa. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesSeeing is not always believing. Watch #Lifeofpi to believe it.IBNLive Movies#Lifeofpi heads towards the climax. I am recalling Roshomon.IBNLive Movies#Lifeofpi ends with many unanswered questions but this is as per the expectations.IBNLive Movies#Lifeofpi is an incredible tale of the relationship between the man and the nature. It is surreal in approach.IBNLive MoviesPerformance wise Suraj Sharma and Irrfan are excellent. Adil Hussain is good. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesThe real attraction of the story is Ang Lee’s handling of the theme. He is the star of #Lifeofpi.IBNLive MoviesThe pace gets slower in the second half but that helps the premise in getting established. #LifeofpiIBNLive MoviesThe film conveys the abstract synergy of man and his faith via an interesting story. #LifeofpiIBNLive Movies#Lifeofpi is a good watch due to its different subject and careful handling of cliches. Mystical background is a bonus.IBNLive MoviesThanks for being with us throughout the tweet review of #Lifeofpi.IBNLive Movies