BELIEVE THE UNBELIEVABLE
LIFE OF PI
The son of a zookeeper, Pi has a special knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a Japanese cargo ship, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes. The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a Bengal tiger. Soon the tiger has dispatched all but Pi, whose fear, knowledge, and cunning allow him to coexist with Richard Parker for 227 days while lost at sea. When they finally reach the coast of Mexico, Richard Parker flees to the jungle, never to be seen again.
◆The movie adopts the form of recollecting an adventure on the sea
◎In this picture, the middle-aged Pi is telling his story to the writer.
★Pi was born in India .He believes in Christianity基督 教,Islam 伊斯兰教,and Hinduism 印度教 at the same time. ★ his father run a zoo, so Pi had a good understanding of animal behavior ★Pi family moved to Canada by ship with the animals, for Pi's father want to take them to a foreign country to sell at a good price ▼From here,The movie officially entered into a " fantasy drift ".
▼ the ship they took experienced a similar type of the Titanic
▼ Pi’s family members were all dead . He luckily fell on the lifeboat and survived, and there were other creatures in the same boat ,a hyena 鬣狗,a zebra with an broken leg, a chimpanzee, as well as an adult Bengal tiger " Richard - Parke ".
△In the first 3 days, the hyenas killed the gorilla, live to eat zebra, the tiger kills hyena.
Next, the Pi’s survival story is about how to deal with Richard Parke
Pi knew that he can't beat Richard, so he made the final choice to get along with Richard in the face of drift life. In 7 months, he collected water, fish and shrimp, and used all the sea survival skills to feed the tiger, also to let himself down.
◇Of course, the drift also encountered storm, sharks and a variety of exciting and bloody scenes.
The cannibal Islands食人岛
After a short stay in the cannibal. Pi left with the tiger in panic and again began drifting until he was rescued in Mexico beach. At the same time, the tiger Richard turned to the forest and disappeared without looking back.
☆If the movie stop here, we will just regard it as
an fantasy movie with dazzling visual effects like Avatar 阿凡达.But Ang Lee is always beyond our expectation.
▼The middle-aged Pi told the other edition of the adventure which he claimed to make up to persuade the people from the Insurance company : the lifeboat is with no animal, but a cook, a seaman with an broken leg, Pi and his mother. The cook killed and ate the seaman, then killed Pi’s mother, eventually Pi killed and ate the seaman. ▼The two storie