Acclaimed Taiwan-born director Ang Lee's visually stunning 3D adventure epic "Life of Pi," based on the novel by Yann Martel, received 11 total Oscar nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences yesterday.
"Life of Pi" earned nominations for Best Picture, Cinematography, Directing, Editing, Original Score, Original Song, Production Design, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Visual Effects, and Screenplay based on previously published works.
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With "Life of Pi," Lee creates what's been hailed as a "groundbreaking movie event" about a young man who survives a disaster at sea and is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, the young man forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another survivor...a fearsome Bengal tiger.
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