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Big Fish : an adventure as big as life itself

Author: Tim BurtonEwan McGregorAlbert FinneyBilly CrudupJessica LangeAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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As his father Edward lies on his deathbed, William Bloom attempts to get to know him beyond the tall tales he tells about his life, and learns to understand and accept him along the way.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Film and video adaptations
Named Person: Daniel Wallace; Daniel Wallace
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Burton; Ewan McGregor; Albert Finney; Billy Crudup; Jessica Lange; Helena Bonham Carter; Alison Lohman; Robert Guillaume; Marion Cotillard; Steve Buscemi; Danny DeVito; Richard D Zanuck; Bruce Cohen; Danny Elfman; Dan Jinks; John August; Daniel Wallace; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm); Columbia Pictures (Firm)
ISBN: 1404930388 9781404930384
OCLC Number: 780007229
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. In English and French with optional subtitles in English and French.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
"A modern day 'Wizard of Oz'."--Container.
In Dolby digital sound.
Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace.
Credits: Director, Tim Burton ; producers, Richard D. Zanuck, Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks ; music, Danny Elfman ; editor, Chris Lebenzon ; director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; screenplay, John August.
Performer(s): Starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillume, Marion Cotillard, Steve Buscemi, Danny DeVito.
Awards: Academy Award nominee for Best Original Score (Danny Elfman). Golden Globe nominee for Best Picture Musical or Comedy; Best Supporting Actor (Albert Finney) ; Best Original Score (Danny Elfman) ; Best Original Song ("Man of the hour" Eddie Vedder).
Target Audience: Rated PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Special features: Tim Burton audio commentary ; the character's journey featurette ; filmmakers' path featurette ; Tim Burton trivia quiz.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures.

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As his father Edward lies on his deathbed, William Bloom attempts to get to know him beyond the tall tales he tells about his life, and learns to understand and accept him along the way.

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