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The Resource Big fish, 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

Big fish, 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

Label
Big fish
Title
Big fish
Statement of responsibility
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
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
UPM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a fight scene, some images of nudity and a suggestive reference
Language note
English (5.1 Dolby digital sound) and French (Dolby surround) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English and French; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.2
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
Technique
live action
Label
Big fish, 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 2003
  • Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace
  • Special features: commentary by director Tim Burton ; 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 fairy tale 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)
Accompanying material
1 book ([24] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
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
Isbn Type
(DVD)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 1 DVD, 1 book.
Other control number
  • 043396112940 (boxed set)
  • 043396008373
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
00837
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm62385037
System details
DVD, Region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Big fish, 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
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 2003
  • Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace
  • Special features: commentary by director Tim Burton ; 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 fairy tale 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)
Accompanying material
1 book ([24] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
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
Isbn Type
(DVD)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 1 DVD, 1 book.
Other control number
  • 043396112940 (boxed set)
  • 043396008373
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
00837
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm62385037
System details
DVD, Region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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