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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, Bruce, 1961- (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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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna Y-VC BIG (Text) 35887000266287 Youth Video Available -
Westville-New Durham Twp PL - Westville VHS BIG (Text) 71462000008548 VHS Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1404930361
  • ISBN: 9781404930360
  • Physical Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [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.
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:
Language Note:
Subject: Fathers and sons > Drama.
Tall tales > Drama.
Folklore and children > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fantasy films.
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