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Oscar-winning director Ang Lee has revealed his new movie 'Life Of Pi' was his most challenging yet.

The 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' filmmaker's latest offering is a 3D adaptation of Yann Martel's fantasy novel about an Indian boy who is stranded at sea with a Bengal tiger for company.

At the film's London premiere, Lee said: "Cinematically speaking, it was the most difficult movie I ever made. Water, kid, tiger, a new language I was not familiar with - 3D - and it does have a tricky ending that sort of pulls the rug under the audience's feet. That was quite scary."

Ang Lee and his young star Suraj Sharma in London last night for the film's premiere

Lee - who cast newcomer Suraj Sharma to play the title role - said he fell in love with the Booker Prize-winning novel's message.

"The book is about the power of storytelling, »


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