Excel Home Entertainment has teamed up with three times Oscar Winning Visual Effects Studio, Rhythm & Hues for the home release of the Academy Award Winning movie “Life of Pi’. This brings a visual treat to animation lovers who can revel in the special effects through the feature of “A Remarkable Vision” by Rhythm & Hues Studios.
Muslim Kapasi, MD, Excel Home Entertainment, says, “The movie includes the feature of “A Remarkable Vision” by Rhythm & Hues which is an in-depth detailing of the stunning visual effects that portrays a striking realism in the breathtaking fantasy. From the creation of the Bengal tiger- Richard Parker, to the wondrous environment of the vast sea, the visual effects expand the story to brilliantly execute Ang Lee’s vision.”
The movie based on Yann Martel’s novel of the same name; directed by Oscar winning Director Ang Lee starring Irfan Khan, Tabu and debutant Suraj Sharma in the lead role. The storyline of “Life of Pi” revolves around a 16-year old Indian 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. Here on starts his epic journey of adventure and discovery where he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with the tiger.
The tie-up also announces the “Found God” contest, where fans are invited to share their personal story on Facebook on experiencing the presence of God in their life. The winner of the contest will win a fully paid trip to Pondicherry and 50 lucky fans will win a one day tour at the Rhythm & Hues Studios in Mumbai.
Life of Pi is available on DVD at Rs. 599, 2D Blu-Ray (2 Disc Edition with DVD at Rs. 999), 3D Blu-Ray (2 Disc Special Edition with DVD at Rs. 1499) & Steel Book Blu-Ray (2 Disc Special Edition at Rs. 1999) at all leading stores across the country. It is also available in four different languages – English, Hindi, Tamil & Telugu in 5.1 Surround Sound (DVD) & in 7.1 Surround Sound (Blu-Ray).