About

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

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Directed by

Ang Lee

Written by

David Magee (Screenplay)
Yann Martel (Novel)

Runtime

127 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Taiwan

Language

English

Tagline

Believe The Unbelievable

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one faith shipwreck sea survivor magic realism survival 1970s told in flashback teenage boy cargo ship young boy tiger orangutan zookeeper lifeboat hyena meerkat zebra injured animal storm at sea wreckage teenage protagonist loss of family boy surviving family loss

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Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#612 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Oscar for Best Achievement in Cinematography

Oscar for Best Achievement in Directing