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'Life of Pi' directer Ang Lee speaks with Steve Vizard

Posted by: Michael James | 17 December, 2012 - 12:59 PM
Life of Pi

Academy award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee has explained to Steve Vizard the difficulties surrounding his much anticipated film adaption of Life of Pi.

The adventure/fantasy film follows the adventures of Pi, a boy stranded at sea on a lifeboat... with a Bengal tiger!

"I found it particularly difficult to examine the power of illusion and storytelling within the illusion of a movie,"

"Normally we don't do that in movie making. We don't pull a rock from under the audience's feet and ask them to question what they are seeing" Lee told Steve Vizard.

Listen to the full interview below.

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IMAGE: Ang Lee on the set of Life of Pi

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  • 'Life of Pi' is a amazing and such a great entertaining stuff and it can be true that Academy award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee has faced difficulties during the shooting because in this movie we can see it.

    Dylan Chumleigh Monday 24 December, 2012 - 3:53 PM

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