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Big Fish (2003)  link to Big Fish on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 33

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IMDb Rating:
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8.0/10 (355294 votes)

Country: USA, 2h 05min

Spoken Languages: English, Cantonese

Genre(s): Drama, Adventure, Fantasy

Director(s): Tim Burton

Cast: Ewan McGregor (as Ed Bloom - Young), Albert Finney (as Ed Bloom - Senior), Billy Crudup (as Will Bloom), Jessica Lange (as Sandra Bloom - Senior), Helena Bonham Carter (as Jenny - Young / Jenny - Senior / The Witch)

Medium: Original DVD,

Storyline: United Press International journalist Will Bloom and his French freelance photojournalist wife Josephine Bloom, who is pregnant with their first child, leave their Paris base to return to Will's hometown of Ashton, Alabama on the news that his father, Edward Bloom, stricken with cancer, will soon die, he being taken off chemotherapy treatment. Although connected indirectly through Will's mother/Edward's wife, Sandra Bloom, Will has been estranged from his father for three years since his and Josephine's wedding. Will's issue with his father is the fanciful tales Edward has told of his life all his life, not only to Will but the whole world. As a child when Edward was largely absent as a traveling salesman, Will believed those stories, but now realizes that he does not know his father, who, as he continues to tell these stories, he will never get to know unless Edward comes clean with the truth before he dies. On the brink of his own family life beginning, Will does not want to be the ...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3