Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" Has Been Selected As The Opening-Night Attraction At The New York Film Festival

LOS ANGELES  Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" has been called as the opening-night allure at the New York Blur Festival, the Blur Society of Lincoln Center appear on Monday.

The blur will accomplish its apple premiere on September 28 to bang off the 50th NYFF. It is Lee's additional blur to accessible the festival, afterwards "The Ice Storm" in 1997. His Oscar-winning "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" was NYFF's closing-night allure in 2000.

With the selection, Lee becomes the fourth administrator to accept added than one blur accessible NYFF.
Robert Altman, Pedro Almodovar and Francois Truffaut are the others.

The blur will awning in 3D, authoritative it the aboriginal NYFF opener in that format.

"Life of Pi," based on the atypical by Yann Martel, deals with a adolescent man who survives a adversity at sea with the appearing advice of some abnormal companions. When 20th Century Fox appear a bivouac and buried footage at CinemaCon, abounding admirers were afflicted both by the credible affect and by the abstruse artistry.

"'Life of Pi' is a absolute aggregate of abstruse addition and a able aesthetic vision," said Richard Peña, alternative board administrator and affairs administrator for the Blur Society of Lincoln Center, in a columnist absolution announcement the selection.

"Ang Lee has managed to accomplish a acutely moving, absorbing assignment that will contentment audiences as abundant as it will amaze them. We're awfully appreciative to accept this blur for our Opening Night for the 50th NYFF."

Said Lee, "I accept the centermost account for Richard Peña and his aggregation and to be called by them as the Opening Night Blur for the 50th Anniversary is acutely gratifying. I am additionally aflame because this is my hometown, and to be actualization this blur that I am so appreciative of actuality is a absolute pleasure."

Based on a atypical that awash added than seven actor copies, "Life of Pi" is advised one of the fall's bright awards contenders, and its booking is a accomplishment for NYFF. The blur is appointed for absolution on November 21.

The anniversary will achieve on October 14 with a screening of Robert Zemeckis' "Flight."

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