Adaptation #20: Pi of the Tiger

In episode #20, Jess and Jenn discuss Yann Martel’s novel Life of Pi, debate whether Pi’s story is actually true and make predictions for how Ang Lee will translate it to film.

Also check out the episode on the film!

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Music: Eye of the Tiger by Survivor

Main Discussion

Life of Pi

-Written by Yann Martel

-Published in 2001

-Won the Man Booker Prize

-Characters: Pi, Richard Parker

-Black Stallion parallels

-Themes: religion/philosophy, animal nature, hunger/survival

Hank and Michael’s Hunger Games

What do tiger’s dream of?

-Was Pi’s story true?

Life of Pi (2012)

-Released November 21 in the US and December 21 in the UK

-Directed by Ang Lee

-Screenplay by David Magee

-Starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Kahn, and Adil Hussain

-Castaway parallels?

Stay tuned for episode #21 on the Resident Evil franchise!

1 thought on “Adaptation #20: Pi of the Tiger

  1. Pingback: Adaptation #30: Do Bananas Float? « Adaptation: A Podcast Dedicated to Film Adaptations

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