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Life of Pi

Air Date: 11/23/12 Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001 and recently turned into a movie. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel, an Indian boy from Pondicherry, explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age.  Life of Pi is a magical adventure story where Pi's family decides to move to Canada, hitching a ride on a huge freighter. After a shipwreck, Pi finds himself adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 26-foot lifeboat with a zebra, a hyena, an orangutan and a 450-pound Bengal tiger named Richard Parker, all fighting for survival.  Hear more on this week's film review with Robin Hollabird.