Life of Pi


2h 6m 2012

Brief Synopsis

When a 17-year-old Indian boy's voyage to Canada ends in a shipwreck, he must fend for himself on a life raft with an orangutan, a hyena and a Bengal Tiger

Film Details

Also Known As
As Aventuras de Pi, Berättelsen om Pi, Historien om Pi, I zoi tou Pi, L' odyssée de Pi, L'Odyssée de Pi, L'histoire de Pi, La vida de Pi, Life of Pi: Schiffbruch mit Tiger, Pi dzive, Pi gyvenimas, Pi élete, Pi'nin Yasami, Piin elämä 3D, Pijev ?ivot, Pijevo ?ivljenje, Pí a jeho ?ivot, Una aventura extraordinaria, Vida de Pi, A, Vita di Pi, Zycie Pi, odyssée de Pi
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Production Company
Dilwar Dutt
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Canada; India

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 6m

Synopsis

When a 17-year-old Indian boy's voyage to Canada ends in a shipwreck, he must fend for himself on a life raft with an orangutan, a hyena and a Bengal Tiger

Crew

Elumalai A.

Coordinator

Resham Aaron

Matchmove Artist

Nor Faisal Abdullah

Animation Supervisor

Heather Abels

Matte Painter

Cicily Abhraham

Animation Supervisor

David Abuel

Compositor

Jordan Acomba

Software Engineer

Sagar Adokar

Digital Artist

Ayush Agarwal

Matchmove Artist

Nidhi Agarwal

Digital Artist

Shalini Agarwal

Sound

Ashwin Agrawal

Visual Effects Coordinator

Kavan Ahalpara

Visual Effects Coordinator

Imran Ahmed

Visual Effects

Tanseer Ahmed

Animator

Younis Ahmed

Visual Effects

Brandon Ainsworth

Electrician

Kishore Kumar Alagirisamy

Animation Supervisor

Sreenivas Alapati

Matchmove Artist

Jake Albers

Compositor

Bradley Alexander

Visual Effects

Lee Alexander

Digital Artist

Mir Zafar Ali

Special Effects

Xavier Allard

Graphic Artist

Andrew Allen

Production

Praveen Allu

Animation Supervisor

Elie Alouf

Instructor

Isa Alsup

Compositor

Shibani Alter

Clearance Coordinator

Shibani Alter

Product Placement

Tsu-ting An

Rigging Electrician

Murali Anagani

Visual Effects

Balaji Anbalagan

Animator

Alec Anderson

Construction Coordinator

Benjamin Anderson

Animator

Tamara Andrews

Animal Trainer

Eric Andrusyszyn

Compositor

Monique Angeon

Animal Trainer

Chris Anisworth

Digital Artist

Alina Anon

Matte Painter

David Apgar

Animator

Arthur Argote

Compositor

Daniel Arkin

Visual Effects Editor

Gabriel Arnold

Digital Artist

Pradeep Arora

Travel Coordinator

Samudkrika Arora

Greensman

Charles Arulraj

Compositor

Vijayalakshmi Arun

Matchmove Artist

Sivakumar Arunachalam

Animation Supervisor

Mathieu Assemat

Digital Artist

Nikhil Attri

Animator

Steve Au

Digital Artist

Julien Aullas

Visual Effects Supervisor

Herb Ault

Key Grip

Guy Aumond

Production Accountant

Patrice Avery

Visual Effects Producer

Kunal Ayer

Visual Effects

Arunkumar B

Digital Artist

Sumit Babbar

Recording Engineer

Vikas Bableshwer

Digital Artist

K Durai Babu

Digital Artist

Nithin Babu

Digital Artist

Rajgopal Bachalli

Digital Artist

Angelique Badenoch

Office Coordinator

Sejal Bagra

Digital Artist

Anuradha Bahera

Visual Effects Coordinator

Randy Bahnsen

Animator

Sonam Bahrani

Digital Artist

Udayan Baijal

Assistant Director

Gurdip Bains

Production

Bhavika Bajpai

Visual Effects

Jamie Baker

Foley Editor

Amruthaa Balaji

Adr

Srikar Balakrishnan

Animator

Adam Balentine

Compositing Supervisor

Saraswathi Balgam

Software Engineer

Sanjay Baliga

Digital Artist

Marcus Ballantine

Grip

Arun Baluchamy

Animation Supervisor

Monisha Banerjee

Visual Effects Coordinator

Brahmam Bangaram

Animation Supervisor

Sachin Bangera

Special Effects

Toshiko Banton

Accounting Assistant

Nicholas Barnes

Matte Painter

Rwanna Barnes

Production

Miles Barry

Production

Anurag Bartare

Animation Supervisor

Ron Bartlett

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Daryl Bartley

Visual Effects

Jason Bayever

Visual Effects

Ben Beavan

Visual Effects

Mitchell Bederman

Music Editor

Jeffery Beeland

Visual Effects

Matt Begg

Rigging Electrician

Francois Beland

Painter

Frank Belina

Digital Artist

Brian Bell

Visual Effects

Paula Bell

Digital Artist

Dana Bennett

Visual Effects Coordinator

Mannix Bennett

Matte Painter

Lee Berger

Software Engineer

Thomas Berkane

Graphic Artist

Beverly Bernacki

Compositor

Valerie Berney

Special Effects

David Beron

Adr

Scott Berri

Cg Supervisor

Alexander A B Berson

Digital Artist

Anita Bevelheimer

Animation Supervisor

Jeetendra Bhagtani

Animator

Siddharth Bhagwat

Visual Effects

Karan Bhalla

Production

Sumit Bhardwaj

Animation Supervisor

Vishal Bhardwaj

Animation Supervisor

Divakar Bhargava

Music

Arjun Bhasin

Costume Designer

Patanjali Bhati

On-Set Dresser

Shikha Bhatia

Visual Effects

Nikhil Bhatnagar

Visual Effects

Lucas Bielan

Camera Operator

Dinesh K Bishnoi

Digital Artist

Jamie Bishop

Props Assistant

Koushik Biswas

Matchmove Artist

Justin Blaustein

Compositor

Duncan Blickenstaff

Original Score

Ian Blum

Animation Supervisor

James Bluma

Visual Effects Editor

Ella Boliver

Digital Artist

Kishore Boloor

Digital Artist

Kalvan Bommu

Matchmove Artist

Varun Bondwal

Visual Effects

Swapnil Borawake

Animation Supervisor

Gaurav Bose

Set Production Assistant

Gopikrishna Subash Bose

Digital Artist

Martin Bosworth

Rigging Gaffer

Francois Boudaille

Graphic Artist

Jean-christophe Boue

Digital Artist

Robert Boulos

Production Manager

David Boulton

Adr Mixer

Stephane Bourdageau

Graphic Artist

Jennifer Bourne

Animation Supervisor

Elena Bovetti

Visual Effects Coordinator

Benjamin Boy

Graphic Artist

Todd Boycc

Visual Effects

Dameon Boyle

Digital Artist

Dhiraj Brahma

Digital Artist

Nina Brautigam

Visual Effects

Phil Bray

Still Photographer

Justin Brekke

Production

Kara Brennan

Post-Production Assistant

Jeff Brinker

Rigging Grip

John Britto

Compositor

Rebecca Brookman

Visual Effects Coordinator

Andre Brouwer

Costumer

Matt Brown

Animation Supervisor

Robert Brown

Software Engineer

Blair Brownlee

Visual Effects

Sue Brunell-edwards

Software Engineer

Robert Brunelle

Film Lab

Stuart Bruzek

Animation Supervisor

Thomas Bry

Visual Effects Coordinator

Pierre Buffin

Visual Effects Supervisor

Rob Burgess

Assistant Director

Thomas Burkhart

Visual Effects

R D Burman

Song Performer

R D Burman

Song

Erika Wangberg Burton

Software Engineer

Joanna Bush

Illustrator

Paul Bush

Visual Effects

Kevin R. Buxbaum

Associate Producer

Kevin R. Buxbaum

Production Finance

Prashant Buyyala

Software Engineer

Andy Byrne

Special Effects

Jane Byrne

Visual Effects

Tom Caddy

Wardrobe

Kelvin Cai

Visual Effects

Steve Callahan

Consultant

Aldo Martinez Calzadilla

Digital Artist

David Cameron

Production

Michael Cammorata

Visual Effects Editor

Rachael Campbell

Visual Effects

Nicolas Candido

Graphic Artist

Damien Carr

Production Supervisor

Steve Carter

Cg Supervisor

Derek Casari

Adr

Jean-christophe Castelli

Associate Producer

Oscar G Castillo

Special Effects

Dan Cervin

Special Effects Technician

Kirstin Chalmers

Hair & Makeup

Chen-chih Chan

Camera Assistant

Eejien Chan

Visual Effects

Jessi Chan

Visual Effects

Kam Chan

Foley Editor

Kent Chan

Animator

Kishan Chandran

Digital Artist

Balachandar Chandrasekaran

Compositor

Brenda Chang

Production Assistant

Chi-cheng Chang

Construction

Chun-ning Chang

Production Assistant

David Bronson Chang

Production Assistant

Ho Chang

Location Coordinator

Film Details

Also Known As
As Aventuras de Pi, Berättelsen om Pi, Historien om Pi, I zoi tou Pi, L' odyssée de Pi, L'Odyssée de Pi, L'histoire de Pi, La vida de Pi, Life of Pi: Schiffbruch mit Tiger, Pi dzive, Pi gyvenimas, Pi élete, Pi'nin Yasami, Piin elämä 3D, Pijev ?ivot, Pijevo ?ivljenje, Pí a jeho ?ivot, Una aventura extraordinaria, Vida de Pi, A, Vita di Pi, Zycie Pi, odyssée de Pi
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Production Company
Dilwar Dutt
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Canada; India

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 6m

Award Wins

Best Cinematography

2012
Claudio Miranda

Best Director

2012
Ang Lee

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States November 21, 2012

Released in United States on Video March 12, 2013

Released in United States 2012

Based on the novel "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel and published by Harcourt June 4, 2002. The novel won the Booker Prize in 2002 and Canada's Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction in 2001.

Jean-Pierre Jeunet was previously attached to direct.

M. Night Shyamalan was previously attached to direct and write.

Alfonso Cuaron was previously in discussions to direct.

Tobey Maguire was previously attached to star.

Irfan Khan was previously attached to star as Pi.

Wide Release in United States November 21, 2012

Released in United States on Video March 12, 2013

Released in United States 2012 ( Main Slate/Opening Night)

Fox 2000 made a seven-figure deal for Dean Georgaris to adapt, but he dropped out when M. Night Shyamalan was brought aboard to direct and write.

Released in United States 2012 (Galas)

Project was included on the 2006 Black List.