Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, , c2003.
1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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 Studos, "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 triva game.
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.
Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Alison Lohman, Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Matthew McGrory.
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.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a fight scene, some images of nudity and a suggestive reference.
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
English or dubbed French dialogue, French subtitles; closed-captioned.