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January 05, 2005

Pi

DVD front cover
Title:
PI [DVD] [1999]
ASIN:
B00004D0C6
Rating:
4 out of 5 stars

Pi is a photographic genius. Filmed in black and white it tells a familiar story of a semi-secluded scientist whose life is all about seeing an order in chaos. Brought down to the simplicity of numbers, Max Cohen (Sean Gullette) realizes that in search for a key to the numbers in stock market he gets hold of the key to the entire nature.

From his early childhood Max inherited an ailment recurring in unbearable headaches and hallucinations. His mum told him not to stare at the sun, so he did. Perhaps from sheer curiosity or from the very desire to find the answer to everything. The punishment for such interest came in physical torture for Max. Every time he gets close to the answer he gets thrown into the hell of pain.

The film adopts features of chaos, that nevertheless leads to an end. Everything seems to be symbolic and telling. But putting it together, linking it all up to a firm string of evidence, seems a shot a bit too far. After all, ignorance is bliss.


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