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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
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
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
  • Includes audio tracks in English and French with subtitles in English, and French
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
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-
  • 1968-
  • 1979-
  • 1966-
  • 1975-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, 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, Daniel
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Zanuck Company
  • Jinks/Cohen Company (Firm)
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wallace, Daniel
  • Fathers and sons
  • Terminally ill parents
  • Tall tales
  • Storytelling
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
  • 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 Studios, "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 trivia game
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396156418
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
15641
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00090243
  • 907161
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • For specific added features see container or interactive features menu while viewing disc
  • 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 Studios, "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 trivia game
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396156418
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
15641
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00090243
  • 907161
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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