Two minutes with: Ang Lee

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3rd January, 2013
How did you interpret The Life of Pi when you first read the book? As a reading experience, it was fascinating, mind-boggling. The thing that impressed me the most is Pi kept telling you fantastical stuff he experienced – it seems to be unreal. But there’s some way he makes you believe. Then comes the last part. It turns out to be a really philosophical book. I thought it was very clever, very inspiring. I think it’s really about storytelling, about valuing the power of imagination. It seems to force you to take a position, whether you believe the first story ...

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