In Tim Burtons family film BIG FISH a wonderful storyteller named Edward Bloom (Albert Finney) who lives in a small town in Alabama recounts tall tales of his wild worldly adventures. These are shown in flashback with Ewan McGregor playing the young Bloom. Wonderful special effects and vibrant colours that pop off the screen make this Burton film a much sunnier experience than his macabre gems EDWARD SCISSORHANDS and BEETLEJUICE. Yet his signature quirky artistry is unmistakable and the movie benefits from crisp production values and a loveable bizarre cast of characters. BR Told through a series of vignettes Blooms stories involve a witch a giant a haunted forest and yes a big fish. A self-described small-town hero Bloom explains how he left home at 18 determined to experience anything and everything life could dish out. He worked for the circus took on daring assignments as a WWII soldier and rambled across the country as a zany travelling salesman. Utterly unbelievable yet magical and delightful Blooms stories just dont translate to his son Will (Billy Crudup) who wants to know his dads true life story. But little by little--through increasingly outlandish tales at which Will cannot resist smirking--the two begin to understand each other and Bloom weaves his stories into their genealogical fabric.
Release Date: 30 April 2007
Certificate: PG - Parental Guidance
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 HD Widescreen
Sound: PCM 5.1
Production Year: 2003
Main Language: English
Dubbed Languages: Hearing Impaired Languages: English
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