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Being alone with a tiger on a lifeboat – does it get any more adventurous? It’s not for nothing that the best-selling adaptation ” Life of Pi: Shipwreck with Tiger ” by master director Ang Lee (“Brokeback Mountain”) made it to number 23 on our FILMSTARTS list of the best adventure films of all time . But the Oscar-winning masterpiece from 2012 not only tells of a great adventure, it also moves you to tears – and looks breathtakingly beautiful at the same time.
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The 125-minute adventure drama is today’s streaming tip – you can watch “Life Of Pi” with a Disney+ subscription . In this article we will explain why it is worth it.
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The film, in which a journalist ( Rafe Spall ) listens to the almost unbelievable (about) life story of Pi Patel ( Irrfan Khan ), which is then told in intoxicating images, won four Oscars, namely for direction, camera, music and visual effects becomes. As a young man, Pi (young: Suraj Sharma ), the son of a zoo director, traveled by ship from India to Canada – not only is the Patel family on board, but also most of the zoo, which is to move to Canada with them.
When the ship is caught in a violent storm and capsizes, Pi and some animals are able to escape into a small dinghy – including an adult Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. A 200-day odyssey begins, in which wondrous, even mystical things happen – at least that’s what Pi tells the journalist…
“Life Of Pi” on Disney+: A masterpiece!
In the conclusion of our FILMSTARTS review it says: “With ‘ Life of Pi: Shipwreck with Tiger ‘ Ang Lee manages a masterpiece. A visually stunning but most of all tear-jerking film that really has what it takes to make the viewer believe in a benevolent higher power.”
And that’s just the pinnacle of our praise for the riveting adventure drama, which we rated 4.5 stars out of 5 and made many FILMSTARTS editors’ personal 2012 leaderboards. “Exciting, humorous, instructive, touching, outstanding and fascinating” are just a few of the other adjectives we gave “Life Of Pi” in the review.
We don’t want to reveal more at this point – and that’s all you really need to know. Because if you don’t know “Life Of Pi” yet, you should just get involved with the film, enjoy the pictures and take away what you want from the story, which is fabulous in two senses of the word.
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