Big Fish

{5/5} “Now there comes a point when a reasonable man will swallow his pride and admit that he’s made a terrible mistake. The truth is, I was never a reasonable man.”

Big Fish, released in 2003

Edward Bloom has led a life filled with one fantastic thing after another — that is, if you believe his stories. His son doesn’t believe the stories and is tired of hearing them. Like the time he convinced a giant to leave town. Or when he stumbled across an entire town who went barefoot. Or when he worked for a circus for months in order to learn the name of the woman he would marry.

This movie is filled with delightful scenes.

It’s about stories, friendship, and love.

Stars Albert Finney, Jessica Lange, Billy Crudup, and Marion Cotillard. Also stars Ewan McGregor, Alison Lohman, Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Buscemi, and Danny DeVito.

Directed by Tim Burton (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children). The gentle music is by Danny Elfman.

This is the 3rd time I’ve seen it.

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