Review of Movie Big Fish

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Bijayata Maharjan
Ms. Johnson
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Oct. 30 2013
Big Fish The movie Big Fish is a fantasy drama, directed by Tim Burton who has also directed a number of good movies like Alice in the Wonderland, Corpse Bride, Batman and many more. The movie is based on the book Big Fish which is the novel of Mythic proportion by Southern writer Daniel Wallace. The story depicts the relationship between the son and his dying father with lots of adventures and great feelings where fantasy takes place. Edward Bloom (Albert Finney), who performed as the lead character in the movie, is a ambitious, determined, and social person. He used to tell his son a fictitious story about his adventurous life whereas his son, Will Bloom (Billy Crudup), hardly believed his dad. Edward is really a good dad, but for his son, his dad is a bad dad because Will always think that his dad always lied to him and told him fictitious stories. Will is the fact- based journalist, and that is why he believes only in the reality and the facts. When he knew his father is dying, he comes home to meet his dad and mom, Sandra (Jessica Lange), with his wife, Josephine (Marion Cotillard).He wants to try one more time to know about the truth of his father, to feel like he really knows his father. Once again, Edward tells his story from his past about how he met the giants, a witch, a werewolf, weird town, a highly unusual singing sister and the love of his life who was already engaged to someone else. The movie has lots of irony that I do not like that much and just create a bit confusion.Gaints never meet the city, but he reached the circus and met the goal of the life. Next, Will said that his father will lead the earth, which did not happen. Besides, Will
Creates the story about how his father dies, which i felt to be ironic . There are lots of things that I like in the movie like special…...

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