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Big Fish (10-Dec-2003)

Director: Tim Burton

Writer: John August

From novel: Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions by Daniel Wallace

Music by: Danny Elfman

Producers: Richard D. Zanuck; Bruce Cohen; Dan Jinks

Keywords: Drama, Fantasy, Conjoined Twins

A son attempts to grow closer to his dying father by purposely reliving lore attributed to his life.

ABSTRACT
Will Bloom, a young man attempting to learn as much as he can about dying father Ed before he passes on, endeavors to live out myths attributed to him as a means of gaining knowledge about his past. Recreating Ed's larger-than-life stories allows Will to gain a newfound sense of fondness and respect for the elder Bloom, learning the "how" and "why" behind his modes of operation and coming to understand his various triumphs and shortcomings in greater detail.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steve Buscemi
Actor
13-Dec-1957   Reservoir Dogs
Helena Bonham Carter
Actor
26-May-1966   Marla in Fight Club
Marion Cotillard
Actor
30-Sep-1975   Taxi
Billy Crudup
Actor
8-Jul-1968   Almost Famous and Stage Beauty
Miley Cyrus
Actor
23-Nov-1992   Hannah Montana
Danny DeVito
Actor
17-Nov-1944   Short loudmouth from Taxi
Albert Finney
Actor
9-May-1936   Erin Brockovich
Robert Guillaume
Actor
30-Nov-1927   Benson
Jessica Lange
Actor
20-Apr-1949   Tootsie
Alison Lohman
Actor
18-Sep-1979   Matchstick Men
Ewan McGregor
Actor
31-Mar-1971   Trainspotting
Matthew McGrory
Actor
17-May-1973 9-Aug-2005 Big Fish
Missi Pyle
Actor
16-Nov-1972   Bringing Down the House
Deep Roy
Actor
1-Dec-1957   Dwarf Indian actor
Loudon Wainwright III
Singer/Songwriter
5-Feb-1947   Rufus was a Tit-Man

CAST

Ewan McGregor   ...   Ed Bloom (young)
Albert Finney   ...   Ed Bloom (senior)
Billy Crudup   ...   Will Bloom
Jessica Lange   ...   Sandra Bloom (senior)
Helena Bonham Carter   ...   Jenny (young & senior) & The Witch
Alison Lohman   ...   Sandra Bloom (young)
Robert Guillaume   ...   Dr. Bennett (senior)
Marion Cotillard   ...   Josephine
Matthew McGrory   ...   Karl the Giant
David Denman   ...   Don Price (age 18-22)
Missi Pyle   ...   Mildred
Loudon Wainwright III   ...   Beamen
Ada Tai   ...   Ping
Arlene Tai   ...   Jing
with
Steve Buscemi   ...   Norther Winslow
Danny DeVito   ...   Amos Calloway
Deep Roy   ...   Mr. Soggybottom
Perry Walston   ...   Ed Bloom (age 10)
Hailey Anne Nelson   ...   Jenny (age 8)
Grayson Stone   ...   Will Bloom (age 6-8)
R. Keith Harris   ...   Ed's Father
Karla Droege   ...   Ed's Mother
Zachary Gardner   ...   Zacky Price (age 10)
John Lowell   ...   Don Price (age 12)
Darrell Vanterpool   ...   Wilbur (age 10)
Miley Cyrus   ...   Ruthie (age 8)
Joseph Humphrey   ...   Little Brave
Morgan Grace Jarrett   ...   Will's Date
Sallie Hedrick   ...   Pretty Girl
Charles McLawhorn   ...   Mayor
Frank Hoyt Taylor   ...   Sharecropper
Savanna James   ...   Little Girl
Billy Redden   ...   Banjo Man
James DeForest Parker   ...   Shotgun Toter
Russell Hodgkinson   ...   Some Farmer
Don Young   ...   Shephard
Jayne Morgan   ...   Townsperson
David Ramsey   ...   Townsperson
Greg Hohn   ...   Townsperson
Zach Hanner   ...   Cashier
George McArthur   ...   Colossus
Jeff Campbell   ...   Jump Leader
Lawrence Sykkmon   ...   Chinese Emcee
Bonnie Johnson   ...   Teller Woman
Howard Houston, Jr.   ...   Piano Student
Joanne Pankow   ...   Heavy Set Nurse
Trevor Gagnon   ...   Will's Son
Jacob Radford   ...   Kid
Karlos Walkes   ...   Dr. Bennett (young)
Cathy Berry   ...   Lobster Woman
John Fugate   ...   Side Show Barker
Daniel Wallace   ...   Econ Professor
Metz Duites   ...   Ventriloquist
Vincent Ybiernas   ...   Asian Officer
Barry C. Harvard   ...   Chicken Plant Owner
Edward Aldag   ...   Municipal Dump Owner
Michael Garnet Stewart   ...   Auctioneer
Alan Rawlins   ...   Pretty Man
Jake Brake   ...   Old Zacky
Bevin Kaye   ...   River Woman
Puppeteers
John Cherevka   ...   Puppeteer
Matthew Heimlich   ...   Puppeteer
Richard Landon   ...   Puppeteer
Lindsay MacGowan   ...   Puppeteer
Shane Mahan   ...   Puppeteer
Brian Namanny   ...   Puppeteer

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