And there's also her father, who was, she says, something of a storyteller, like Edward Bloom
95) includes commentary by Burton; featurettes on Burton, the importance of myths and fairy tales, the magic of Stan Winston studios, the author's journey, a look at the larger-than-life world of Edward Bloom
, a tour through the Calloway Circus by DeVito and a look at the father-and-son dynamic.
CHARM: Helena Bonham Carter: CIRCUS MAN: Ewan McGregor plays the young Edward Bloom
SOAP STARS: Albert Finney and Jessica Lange share a bath GRIEVING: Marion Cotillard is Josephine, Will's wife
He plays Edward Bloom
, a man dying but determined to be reconciled with his estranged son, William.
Tim Burton, the visionary director who brought us Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow and Planet of the Apes, delivers a fantasy-rich family drama about the life and times of Edward Bloom
- teller of extraordinary tales.
In Big Fish--the latest movie from out producers Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks Ewan McGregor stars as Edward Bloom
, a charming young man who exists in a fantasy tinged world where he can befriend any animal tame giants, tell great jokes, woo the woman he loves away from her fiance, and generally glide from success to success.
McGregor, 33, plays the younger version of adventurer and braggart Edward Bloom
An added poignancy is that Edward Bloom
himself died during its completion.
BIG FISH The multifaceted Susan Stroman will direct and choreograph Andrew Lippa's musical version of the story--or, more properly, the stories-of Edward Bloom
, the fabulist hero of the Daniel Wallace novel and Tim Burton movie of the same name.
HIIII PGBig Fish FABLE about dysfunctional families and massive misunderstandings between the generations, with Albert Finney and Ewan McGregor starring as the older and younger versions of Edward Bloom
Adapted from the book by Daniel Wallace, Big Fish sees Burton back in full fantasy mode, telling the tall tales of Edward Bloom
, (Albert Finney, and Ewan McGregor as a younger version) a man who claims to have lead an extraordinary life.
Albert Finney and Ewan McGregor take the central role of the older and younger versions of Edward Bloom
with Billy Crudup as his grown-up son, attempting to reconnect with his father after learning he is terminally ill.
The movie is about a man, Edward Bloom
(played in the present by Albert Finney and in flashbacks by Ewan McGregor), who revels in personal mythology at the expense of his relationship with his only son, the serious, literal-minded Will (Billy Crudup).
(Albert Finney) has always been a teller of tall tales about his oversized life as a young man (Ewan McGregor), when his wanderlust led him on an unlikely journey from a small town in Alabama, around the world, and back again.
FABLE about dysfunctional families and misunderstandings between the generations with Albert Finney and Ewan McGregor starring as the older and younger versions of tall tale teller Edward Bloom