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Storytelling and Truth in Life of Pi: A Spiritual Journey

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Life of Pi (2012). Life of Pi is based on Yann Martel's 2001 fantasy adventure novel, which charts a young boy's journey across the Pacific Ocean and his struggle with despair, ... More


Language Is Everywhere

Louise Westling

in The Logos of the Living World: Merleau-Ponty, Animals, and Language

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255658
eISBN:
9780823261208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255658.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter addresses the place of language and literature in Merleau-Ponty’s thought, setting it within the context of evolutionary continuity in animal life and communicative activities throughout ... More


Ang Lee as Director: His Position in Asian and World Cinema

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers Taiwanese-born Hollywood director Ang Lee's position in Asian and world cinema. It first examines the characteristics of Lee's cinema, from globalization and cultural identity ... More


Conclusion: The Dream of Cinema

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter assesses Taiwanese-born Hollywood director Ang Lee's place in the history of world cinema. After winning two Best Director Academy Awards for Brokeback Mountain in 2006 and ... More


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