Big fish

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Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2004].
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1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
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9781404930384, 1404930388


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
General Note
Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace.
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Aspect ratio 1.85.
General Note
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).
Creation/Production 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.
Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details
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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Burton, T., Zanuck, R. D., Cohen, B., Jinks, D., August, J., McGregor, E., Finney, A., Crudup, B., Lange, J., Bonham Carter, H., Lohman, A., Guillaume, R., Cotillard, M., Rousselot, P., & Wallace, D. (2004). Big fish (Widescreen.). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tim Burton et al.. 2004. Big Fish. Burbank, Calif.: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tim Burton et al.. Big Fish Burbank, Calif.: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Burton, Tim, et al. Big Fish Widescreen., Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2004.

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