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Films Shot in Alabama (Study Guide): Big Fish, Frankenfish, Honeydripper, Small Town Gay Bar, the Grass Harp, Selma, Lord, Selma, Death Ship

November 11, 2010 by admin  
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Films Shot in Alabama (Study Guide): Big Fish, Frankenfish, Honeydripper, Small Town Gay Bar, the Grass Harp, Selma, Lord, Selma, Death Ship

This is nonfiction commentary. Chapters: Big Fish, Frankenfish, Honeydripper, Small Town Gay Bar, the Grass Harp, Selma, Lord, Selma, Death Ship, the Story of Bonnie and Clyde, the Rosa Parks Story, 20 Years After. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 51. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy comedy-drama based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Albert Finney, Ewan McGregor, Billy Crudup, and Jessica Lange. Finney plays Edward Bloom, 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 played by 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. Screenwriter John August read a manuscript of the novel six months before it was published and convinced Columbia Pictures to acquire the rights. August began adapting the novel while producers negotiated with Steven Spielberg who planned to direct after finishing Minority Report (2002). Spielberg considered Jack Nicholson for the role of Edward Bloom, but eventually dropped the project to focus on Catch Me If You Can (2002). Tim Burton and Richard D. Zanuck took over after completing Planet of the Apes (2001) and brought Albert Finney and Ewan McGregor on board. The film’s theme of reconciliation between a dying father and his son had special significance for Burton, as his father had died in 2000 and his mother in 2002, a month before he signed on to direct. Big Fish was shot on location in Alabama in a series of fairy tale vignettes evoking the tone of a Southern Gothic fantasy. The film received award nominations in multiple film categories, including four …http://booksllc.net/?id=431014

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