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Big fish / Columbia Pictures Corporation ; The Zanuck Company ; Jinks/Cohen Company ; producers, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Richard D. Zanuck ; screenplay, John August ; director, Tim Burton.

Cohen, M. Bruce. (Added Author). Jinks, Dan. (Added Author). Zanuck, Richard D. (Added Author). August, John. (Added Author). Burton, Tim, 1958- (Added Author). McGregor, Ewan, 1971- (Added Author). Finney, Albert, 1936- (Added Author). Crudup, Billy, 1968- (Added Author). Lange, Jessica. (Added Author). Lohman, Alison, 1979- (Added Author). Bonham Carter, Helena, 1966- (Added Author). Guillaume, Robert. (Added Author). Cotillard, Marion, 1975- (Added Author). McGrory, Matthew, 1973-2005 (Added Author). Rousselot, Philippe, 1945- (Added Author). Lebenzon, Chris. (Added Author). Elfman, Danny. (Added Author). Atwood, Colleen. (Added Author). Gassner, Dennis. (Added Author). Wallace, Dan. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Zanuck Company. (Added Author). Jinks/Cohen Company. (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Alison Lohman, Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Matthew McGrory. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1404930388
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, : Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. : 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on the book "Big fish: a novel of mythic proportions" by Daniel Wallace.
Special features: four film featurettes: "Tim Burton: storyteller", "A fairytale world" "Creature features - the magic of Stan Winston Studos, "The author's journey" - Daniel Wallace's story from page to screen; three character features: "Edward Bloom at large" - take a look at the larger than life world of Edward Bloom, "Amos at the Circus" - Danny DeVito takes viewers through the Calloway Circus, "Fathers and sons" - examines the father and son dynamic; audio commentary with Tim Burton; the finer points - a Tim Burton trivia quiz; interactive triva game.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; editor, Chris Lebenzon ; music, Danny Elfman ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Dennis Gassner ; visual effects supervisor, Kevin Scott Mack ; special effects supervisor, Hans Metz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Alison Lohman, Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Matthew McGrory.
Summary, etc.:
William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a fight scene, some images of nudity and a suggestive reference.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Wallace, Daniel, 1959- > Film adaptations.
Terminally ill parents > Drama.
Fathers and sons > Drama.
Tall tales > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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