Big Fish Themes

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The film Big Fish, by Tim Burton, is about the life of Edward Bloom. His life is shown through a series of whimsical flashbacks as he nears his end. The problem? Edward’s son, Will, doesn’t believe anything he says. The film ends in three different endings to summarize the different themes of truth versus fantasy discussed throughout the film. Each of the endings that are all very different, but upon further analysis, the three endings complement each other quite nicely. The first ending takes place in the hospital. The scene is set after Will stays with the now comatose Edward in the hospital after he had a stroke. Everything in the hospital has a gray-blue hue to it, from the curtains to the dull lighting illuminating Edward’s ashen face.

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