Title: Life Of Pi
Characters: Piscine Molitor, Richard Parker (Bengal Tiger), Orange Juice (Orangutan), Girlfriend, Mother, Father, Brother.
Setting: 20th Century, India, Pacific Ocean
Plot: The story is about a 16-year old boy named Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel who survives a shipwreck in which his family dies and is stranded in the Pacific Ocean on a lifeboat with a Bengal Tiger named Richard Parker.
Symbolism: Storm: trial; Bengal Tiger: What can’t kill you makes you stronger; Pi: As a human being with imperfections
1. What does the title mean in relation to the film as a whole?
The film means that it is about the life of Pi.
2. Among the characters, to whom can you relate to?
I think I can relate to Pi. Curious and all.
3. Which part of the presentation struck you the most? Why?
The part that struck me most is when there was a storm and Pi was beginning to feel hopeless and he was about to give up. It struck me because all of us have and is still going through difficult times and sometimes we tend to give up and be angry with God just because we don’t understand His reason. We sometime question him when He gives us trials and not realizing that He only give them to make us better persons and to mold us for a more promising future.
4. What is the movie’s message?
It is about faith and and how deep and strong it is when trials come our way.
5. Did I like this in general? Why?
Yes, because not only did it teach us about how life works and how God works in mysterious ways, it also showed us how beautiful the world is and all of God’s creations.
6. Did I agree with the main theme/purpose? Why or why not?
I agree because there will always come a time when you have to face your demons and fears and you have no one to talk to except God.
7. What specifically did I like? Why?
I like how they showed us the beautiful and amazing creations of God. It is indeed beyond our wildest dreams.
8. Are there any aspects of theme which are left ambiguous at the end? Why?
None. It was very detailed.
9.How does the film relate to the things that are happening in your life?
It is somehow similar but not that dangerous and fantastic as of Pi’s. I have my ups and downs but I always put in my mind the sayings “This too shall pass” and “Your problems are big but God is bigger than your problems”.