Gustavo's Review of Life of Pi
Life of Pi(2012)
Human beings usually face roads of happiness and suffering thought life, faith is one of those elements who keeps dreams alive, but also help us as a safety net to overcome obstacles, such as goals and losses.
This is the kind of elements that conform the story of "LIFE OF PI" a fantasy story based on a book under the same name. The film directed by Ang Lee Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) Pi which his full name is Piscine Molitor is an indian boy that live with his parents in India. Pi dad's owns a zoo, but due economic problems PI dad's choose to sell all the animals and move with the family to Canada on a ship.During a storm PI lost of his family on a shipwreck and end up stranded for 227 days in the middle of the ocean with a tiger "Richard Parker" which are the only animal survivor.
The film explore faith, the will to live and marvels of live under any circumstances. Ang Lee filming is beautiful, Claudio Miranda cinematography is fantastic, Tim Squyres editing is beautiful but one of the most amazing achievements in the film is the original score by Mychael Dana.
To experience Life of Pi, you have to see it in 3D, this way you can see the wonderful visual effects y such a marvelous filming.