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The Resource Big fish, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; The Zanuck Company ; Jinks/Cohen Company ; producers, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Richard D. Zanuck ; screenplay, John August ; director, Tim Burton

Big fish, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; The Zanuck Company ; Jinks/Cohen Company ; producers, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Richard D. Zanuck ; screenplay, John August ; director, Tim Burton

Label
Big fish
Title
Big fish
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures Corporation ; The Zanuck Company ; Jinks/Cohen Company ; producers, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Richard D. Zanuck ; screenplay, John August ; director, 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
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a fight scene, some images of nudity and a suggestive reference
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, French subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Alison Lohman, Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Matthew McGrory
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1971-
  • 1936-2019
  • 1968-
  • 1979-
  • 1966-
  • 1975-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, M. Bruce
  • Jinks, Dan
  • Zanuck, Richard D
  • August, John
  • Burton, Tim
  • McGregor, Ewan
  • Finney, Albert
  • Crudup, Billy
  • Lange, Jessica
  • Lohman, Alison
  • Bonham Carter, Helena
  • Guillaume, Robert
  • Cotillard, Marion
  • McGrory, Matthew
  • Rousselot, Philippe
  • Lebenzon, Chris
  • Elfman, Danny
  • Atwood, Colleen
  • Gassner, Dennis
  • Wallace, Dan
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Zanuck Company
  • Jinks/Cohen Company (Firm)
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • Tall tales
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Big fish, Columbia Pictures Corporation ; The Zanuck Company ; Jinks/Cohen Company ; producers, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Richard D. Zanuck ; screenplay, John August ; director, Tim Burton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
895236
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.)
Isbn
9781404930384
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396008373
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
00837
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 895236
  • (Sirsi) 895236
  • (OCoLC)54347266
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 Corporation ; The Zanuck Company ; Jinks/Cohen Company ; producers, Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks, Richard D. Zanuck ; screenplay, John August ; director, Tim Burton
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
895236
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.)
Isbn
9781404930384
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396008373
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
00837
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 895236
  • (Sirsi) 895236
  • (OCoLC)54347266
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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