Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee directs Life of Pi, based upon Yann Martel’s popular book. An epic adventure of magical realism, Life of Pi follows the story of a young man’s incredible survival at sea against almost impossible odds. Pi takes audiences on an emotionally captivating journey that inspires, touches and transports them to a place of discovery they will be unable to forget.
As you watch this trailer, if you have read the novel, discuss the extent to which you think the film seems faithful to the spirit of the novel. If you haven’t read the novel, what expectations of the story does this trailer suggest?
Designed for students of English aged 16+ and religious studies ages 14+, this resource uses film content from Life of Pi to explore ideas about storytelling and concepts of divinity and belief.
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