Big Fish

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Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy adventure movie based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The movie was directed by Tim Burton, produced by Richard D. Zanuck.

Plot[change | change source]

Finney plays Edward Bloom, a former traveling salesman from the Southern United States with a gift for storytelling, now confined to his deathbed. Bloom's estranged son, a journalist played by Crudup, attempts to mend their relationship as his dying father relates tall tales of his eventful life as a young adult, played by Ewan McGregor.

Cast[change | change source]

It stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, and Marion Cotillard. Other roles are performed by Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Buscemi, Matthew McGrory, Missi Pyle, Miley Cyrus, Deep Roy, and Danny DeVito.

Awards[change | change source]

The movie received award nominations in multiple movie categories, including four Golden Globe Award nominations, seven nominations from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, two Saturn Award nominations, and an Academy Award and a Grammy Award nomination for Danny Elfman's original score.

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