Big fish [videorecording] /

by McGregor, Ewan; Burton, Tim; August, John; McGregor, Ewan; Finney, Albert; Crudup, Billy; Wallace, Daniel; Elfman, Danny; Columbia Pictures; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2004Edition: Widescreen.Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9781404930384 : DVD; 1404930388 : DVD.Language note: In English or French with optional English or French subtitles.Closed-captioned.Subject(s): Wallace, Daniel, 1959- -- Film and video adaptations | Fathers and sons -- Drama | Tall tales -- Drama | Fantasy films | Film adaptations | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Feature filmsCast: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter.Summary: 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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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Tim Burton directs the fantasy drama Big Fish, based on the book Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions by Southern writer/illustrator Daniel Wallace. Billy Crudup plays William Bloom, a young man who never really knew his dying father, Edward (Albert Finney) outside of the tall tales he told about growing up, making his way, and meeting his mother (played as a young woman by Alison Lohman and in older age by Jessica Lange). During Edward's last days, William and his wife Josephine (Marion Cotillard) hold bedside vigil as the old man recollects elaborate memories of his youth (in which he is played by Ewan McGregor). Still doubting the the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman (Helena Bonham Carter) from whom Edward had bought property. Steve Buscemi and Danny De Vito also star. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace.

Originally released as a motion picture 2003.

Features: Tim Burton audio commentary, The character's journey featurette, The filmmaker's path featurette, The finer points: a Tim Burton trivia quiz, scene selection.

Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot; production designer, Dennis Gassner; edited by Chris Lebenzon; music by Danny Elfman.

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Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter.

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.

MPAA rating: PG-13.

DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround.

For private home use only.

In English or French with optional English or French subtitles.

Closed-captioned.

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