Life of Pi is making its way slowly to our screens - it will be here at Christmas - but in the meantime, here are some more stills from the film to whet our appetites for the Booker prize-winning novel of 2002, by Canadian author Yann Martel.

Celebrated director Ang Lee is behind the camera for the 3D adaptation of the book, with Tobey Maguire on board as Yann Martel himself.

One blogger in the States (cinemablend.com) who has seen some of the footage reported, "The first thing that struck me about the footage was its aesthetic beauty. Even in the chaos of both scenes it was impossible to ignore the magnitude and skill of the direction."

And a big tiger.

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