Rent Big Fish (2003)

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Synopsis:
Throughout his life Edward Bloom (Ewan McGregor) has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales, in his later years he (Albert Finney) remains a huge mystery to his son William (Billy Crudup). Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures in this marvel of a movie.
Actors:
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Directors:
Voiced By:
Gary Newton
Writers:
Daniel Wallace, John August
Others:
Danny Elfman, Paul LeBlanc, Kevin Mack, Dennis Gassner, Seth Maury, Lindsay MacGowan, Paddy Eason, Jean A Black
Studio:
Columbia Tristar
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
BBFC:
Release Date:
07/06/2004
Run Time:
120 minutes
Languages:
English, Hungarian, Italian
Subtitles:
Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, English, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovenian, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Tim Burton audio commentary
  • The character's journey
  • Edward Bloom at large
  • Amos at the circus
  • Fathers and sons
  • The filmmakers' path
  • Tim Burton: Storyteller
  • A fairytale world
  • Creature features
  • The author's journey
  • The finer points – A Tim Burton trivia quiz
  • Trailers
BBFC:
Release Date:
09/04/2007
Run Time:
125 minutes
Languages:
English, Italian
Subtitles:
English, English Hard of Hearing, Hindi, Italian
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Director's Commentary - Special Features in standard definition

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Reviews (5) of Big Fish

LITTLE FISHY STORIES - Big Fish review by CP Customer

Spoiler Alert
27/02/2007

If you enjoy beautiful fairytales, lush cinematography, and watching the end credits with a glow in your belly- this is the film for you. If you hate strung-together vignettes and Helena Bonham-Carter, then avoid this one. Recommended for overcast Saturday afternoons, or the last film in a DVD marathon before bedtime.

3 out of 3 members found this review helpful.

Big Fish deserves big accolade - Big Fish review by CP Customer

Spoiler Alert
22/12/2005

I'd been put off this movie by the poor descriptor on the back, but watching it at last, I wished I'd seen it before. A fantastically put together story, keeping you enthralled by the tangental shaggy dog stories throughout the movie. A sad and exciting story all in one, not a tear-jerker, with a real twist in the tale - contains romance, no sex or violence, but never - never a dull moment. Showing that truth can really be stranger than fiction.

2 out of 3 members found this review helpful.

Yet another turkey from Tim Burton - Big Fish review by CP Customer

Spoiler Alert
30/12/2005

Despite the lavish production values and a great cast, 'Big Fish' is little more than a random mish-mash of fantasy dream vignettes strung together with a weak and badly scripted story. If you're a big fan of Tim Burton you'll obviously want to see it, though otherwise it's worth giving a miss.

1 out of 5 members found this review helpful.

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