Blu-ray, 3D, DVD Release: Life of Pi

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: March 12, 2013
Price: DVD $29.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $39.99, Blu-ray 3D Combo $49.99
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Life of PiFilmmaker Ang Lee’s (Brokeback Mountain) acclaimed adventure movie Life of Pi was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

The film is based on the best-selling novel by Yann Martel and tells a story of hope, survival and the power of the human spirit.

It follows Pi Patel, a young man who’s the only survivor of a sea disaster. Marooned on a lifeboat, he discovers there is one other survivor in the boat with him, a fearsome 450-pound Bengal Tiger. Launched on a journey of discovery, the man and the tiger make an unexpected connection.

Life of Pi has been lauded for its visuals and was nominated for an Oscar for cinematography and visual effects. The movie won a Golden Globe for its original score, which also gained an Academy Award nod, as well as sound, editing, direction and adapted screenplay. The film grossed $103 million in the U.S. and $525 million worldwide.

Life of Pi Blu-ray boxRated PG, Life of Pi comes with a bunch of special features on two-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo and three-disc Blu-ray 3D Combo. Here’s the list:

  • 20-minute documentary “Remarkable Vision”
  • 60-minute documentary “Epic Journey”
  • five-minute doc “Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright”
  • Stills gallery with artwork by Joanna Bush, Haan Lee, Dawn Masi and Alexis Rockman
  • Stills gallery with storyboards
  • downloadable digital copy of the movie.

The Blu-ray 3D Combo adds:

  • 3D/2D deleted scenes
    • “Anandi’s Second Dance”
    • “Time to Grow Up”
    • “Happy Birthday”
    • “Did I Say Something Wrong?”
    • “Darness”
  • 3D/2D VFX Progressions
    • “Tsimstum Sinking”
    • “The Wave Tank”

We’re looking forward to seeing those beautiful visuals in high-definition Blu-ray.

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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.