Big fish [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; a Zanuck Company production ; a Tim Burton film ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck ; produced by Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks ; screenplay by John August ; directed by Tim Burton.
Contributor(s): Burton, Tim | McGregor, Ewan | Finney, Albert | Crudup, Billy | Lange, Jessica | Bonham Carter, Helena | Lohman, Alison | Guillaume, Robert | Cotillard, Marion | Wallace, Daniel. Big fishMaterial type: FilmLanguage: English, French Summary language: English, French Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, Edition: WidescreenDescription: 1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1404930388Uniform titles: Big fish (Motion picture) Subject(s): Terminally ill parents -- Drama | Fathers and sons -- Drama | Tall tales -- Drama | Wallace, Daniel, 1959- -- Film and video adaptationsGenre/Form: Feature films.DDC classification: 791.43/72 Cast: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard.Summary: The story revolves around a dying father and his son. Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites. In his later years, he remains a mystery to his son, William, who begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing tales.
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DVD ;Region 1.
English (5.1 Dolby digital sound) and French (Dolby surround) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English and French; closed-captioned in English.
Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace.
Aspect ratio 1.85.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
The story revolves around a dying father and his son. Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites. In his later years, he remains a mystery to his son, William, who begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing tales.
Special features: commentary by director Tim Burton ; Tim Burton featurettes ; 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); Tim Burton: storyteller (how Big fish was made); A fairytale world (the importance of fairytales and myths and how these elements were incorporated into Big fish); Creature features (explore Stan Winston Studios); the author's journey (Daniel Wallace and John August discuss the origins and inspirations for Big fish); The finer points (A Tim Burton trivia quiz)