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Uniform Title Big fish (Motion picture)
Title Big fish [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Corporation ; The Zanuck Company ; Jinks/Cohen Company ; producers, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Richard D. Zanuck ; screenplay, John August ; director, Tim Burton.

Imprint Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004], c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Big Fish    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note 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.
Credits 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.
Cast Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Alison Lohman, Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Matthew McGrory.
Summary 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 yourth. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for a fight scene, some images of nudity and a suggestive reference.
System Details DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Tall tales -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Cohen, Bruce, 1961-
Jinks, Dan.
Zanuck, Richard D., 1934-2012.
August, John, 1970-
Burton, Tim, 1958-
McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
Finney, Albert, 1936-2019.
Crudup, Billy, 1968-
Lange, Jessica.
Lohman, Alison, 1979-
Bonham Carter, Helena, 1966-
Guillaume, Robert, 1927-2017.
Cotillard, Marion, 1975-
McGrory, Matthew, 1973-2005.
Rousselot, Philippe, 1945-
Lebenzon, Chris, 1953-
Elfman, Danny, 1953-
Atwood, Colleen, 1948-
Gassner, Dennis.
Wallace, Daniel, 1959-
Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Zanuck Company.
Jinks/Cohen Company.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1404930388
Standard No. 043396008373
Music No. 00837 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment

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