I have been meaning to write about my take on "Life of Pi" ever since I saw the movie. I have not been fortunate enough to have read the book, so my interpretation is restricted to Ang Lee's version of the story. If you have neither read the book nor seen the movie and intend to read or see the same, please do not read beyond this point!
I would not delve into the artistic majesty of Ang Lee’s motion picture, for in my opinion, the proof of the pudding is in eating. No words that I use can describe the beautiful cinematography of the movie. So I shall stay away from writing about it. Instead, I will talk only about two aspects, both being intertwined – (1) Which of the two Stories I prefer? And (2) How does it help one understand God Better?
I believe the answer to the first is the means to answering the second. It does not matter whether the answer to the first is right or wrong, but what matters is why we select the option that we do.