The last weekend of the year is getting closer and closer, so many people want to take advantage of that time to watch the offerings offered by Netflix . In this context, it should be taken into account that one of Tim Burton’s masterpieces is about to leave the platform .
This is the film Big Fish by the renowned director, which was critically acclaimed at the time of its release, taking into account its surprising visuals and narratives. From what they anticipated from the platform, it will be removed from the catalog on December 31.
Tim Burton’s filmography, which tells the life of Ed Bloom (played by Ewan McGregor and Albert Finney), a traveling salesman whose incredible stories, full of magic, They go crazy and bring joy to their son Will Bloom (Billy Crudup).
Likewise, as Ed’s health deteriorates, Will immerses himself in a journey full of introspection and discovery, which is why he begins to question his father’s anecdotes and the reality behind them.
This work, which is celebrating 20 years since its premiere, has a shocking plot, which travels through truly profound themes, such as issues regarding life, death and family ties, through a surreal perspective.
In addition to these truly notable aspects of the work, the musical touch gives greater emotional depth to the film. It features the participation of Eddie Vedder, lead singer of Pearl Jam, whose song Man of the Hour is the one that gives the film a melancholic and reflective tone.
Little-known facts about Tim Burton’s film
This work, which will say goodbye to Netflix in a few days, was initially considered by Steven Spielberg, but Burton finally took the reins of the project. In this way, he gave his personal view to the story, which was reflected in the warmth, contrasted with his characteristic dark and gothic style.
In turn, after it came to light, the film was a success both with critics and audiences, which is why to this day it is one of the favorite pieces of the fans of the renowned film director.
It was filmed in Alabama and based on the novel “Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions” by Daniel Wallace. It even had the participation of the writer himself, who made a cameo in the film.
Big Fish movie cast
Some of the celebrities who were part of the film are: Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Danny DeVito, Alison Lohman, Steve Buscemi and Miley Cyrus, among others .
Although it did not win the Oscar, it was nominated for its great potential, a fact that managed to capture the attention of followers of Burton’s work, who remember it to this day, more than two decades after its release.
These days, in what still remains inthe streaming platform, represent an opportunity for new generations to learn about everything that this cinematographic proposal offers.