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Big eyes [videorecording] /

by Burton, Tim [director.]; Waltz, Christoph [actor.]; Adams, Amy [actor.]; Ritter, Krysten [actor.]; Elfman, Danny [composer (expression)].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [2015]Edition: Widescreen.Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: In English, French, and Italian with optional English or Spanish subtitles.Uniform titles: Big eyes (Motion picture : 2014 : Burton).Subject(s): Keane, Margaret, 1927- -- Drama | Artists -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Biographical films | Feature films | Fiction filmsCast: Christoph Waltz, Amy Adams, Krysten Ritter, Jason Schwartzman, Danny Huston.Summary: The story of artist Margaret Keane, whose husband fraudulently claimed the work as his own in the 1950s and 1960s and their subsequent divorce.Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Big eyes
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The true story of painter Margaret Keane's life in obscurity while her husband gleaned the notoriety for being the face of her work is brought to the screen by Tim Burton and his Ed Wood screenwriters, Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. The story opens in the late 1950s, when Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) packs up the car with her daughter and their personal belongings, and leaves her husband to start a new life in San Francisco. There, Margaret quickly reconnects with her old friend DeeAnn (Krysten Ritter), and falls head over heels for Walter (Christoph Waltz), an artist and part-time real-estate broker who soon shows great interest in her unique paintings of small children with strikingly expressive, saucer-like eyes. Before long, the two are married, and Walter is claiming credit for Margaret's increasingly popular paintings. With the money rolling in, Margaret initially agrees to go along with the ruse, but the closer she gets to her new husband the more she begins to realize that he's little more than a smooth-talking scam artist. Later, riddled with guild over the fact that she's been deceiving her own daughter as her paintings become a pop-culture phenomenon, Margaret leaves the increasingly abusive Walter, and moves to Hawaii. Only then does Margaret gain the confidence to reclaim the works that have been credited to her husband, even when doing so entails going before the judge and proving that she and she alone created the enchanting children with the big eyes. Danny Huston, Terence Stamp, and Jason Schwartzman co-star. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.

In English, French, and Italian with optional English or Spanish subtitles.

Christoph Waltz, Amy Adams, Krysten Ritter, Jason Schwartzman, Danny Huston.

Camera, Bruno Delbonnel ; production designer, Rick Heinrichs ; editor, JC Bond ; music, Danny Elfman.

Wide screen 1.78:1.

The story of artist Margaret Keane, whose husband fraudulently claimed the work as his own in the 1950s and 1960s and their subsequent divorce.

For private home use only.

MPAA rating: PG-13.

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