Big Fish

2003 film by Tim Burton

Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy adventure comedy-drama 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.

Edward Bloom (played by Albert Finney), 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 named Will (played by Billy 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).



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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