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The Resource Big fish, Columbia Pictures presents a Jinks/Cohen Company, a Zanuck Company production ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks ; screenplay by John August ; directed by Tim Burton

Big fish, Columbia Pictures presents a Jinks/Cohen Company, a Zanuck Company production ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks ; screenplay by John August ; directed by Tim Burton

Label
Big fish
Title
Big fish
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Jinks/Cohen Company, a Zanuck Company production ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks ; screenplay by John August ; directed by Tim Burton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • In English with optional French soundtrack and English or French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Steve Buscemi, Danny DeVito
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1971-
  • 1936-
  • 1968-
  • 1979-
  • 1966-
  • 1975-
  • 1957-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burton, Tim
  • McGregor, Ewan
  • Finney, Albert
  • Crudup, Billy
  • Lange, Jessica
  • Lohman, Alison
  • Bonham Carter, Helena
  • Guillaume, Robert
  • Cotillard, Marion
  • Buscemi, Steve
  • DeVito, Danny
  • August, John
  • Wallace, Daniel
Runtime
125
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Big fish, Columbia Pictures presents a Jinks/Cohen Company, a Zanuck Company production ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks ; screenplay by John August ; directed by Tim Burton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Based on the book "Big fish: a novel of mythic proportions" by Daniel Wallace
  • Special features: four film featurettes: "Tim Burton: storyteller", "A fairytale world" "Creature features - the magic of Stan Winston Studos, "The author's journey" - Daniel Wallace's story from page to screen; three character features: "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; audio commentary with Tim Burton; the finer points - a Tim Burton trivia quiz; interactive triva game
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.)
Isbn
9781404930384
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396008373
  • 043396008380
  • 043396156418
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 00837
  • 00838
  • 15641
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm54347266
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Big fish, Columbia Pictures presents a Jinks/Cohen Company, a Zanuck Company production ; produced by Richard D. Zanuck, Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks ; screenplay by John August ; directed by Tim Burton
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Based on the book "Big fish: a novel of mythic proportions" by Daniel Wallace
  • Special features: four film featurettes: "Tim Burton: storyteller", "A fairytale world" "Creature features - the magic of Stan Winston Studos, "The author's journey" - Daniel Wallace's story from page to screen; three character features: "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; audio commentary with Tim Burton; the finer points - a Tim Burton trivia quiz; interactive triva game
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.)
Isbn
9781404930384
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396008373
  • 043396008380
  • 043396156418
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 00837
  • 00838
  • 15641
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm54347266
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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