How To Write A Big Fish Movie Essay

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In life, we all tell stories, whether they are fiction or non-fiction. As we grow from kids to adults, our stories are what follows us through life and seem to grow when we grow and change when we change. The stories we tell don’t have to always make sense to everyone or always hold the truth; they are away for us to tell our life adventures to others. The film Big Fish, directed by Tim Burton, is a film that explorers the world through a father’s eyes with the tall tales that is his life. In the movie, Big Fish Tim Burton emphasizing fantasy by exploring the tales of the terminally ill father named Edward Bloom. However, Tim Burton doesn’t just leave us with fantasy but draws attention to a realist who is Edward Bloom’s son, William
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As a human, we all have an imagination like Edward Bloom. We use our imagination on the playground with our best friends or in our bedrooms playing school and store. Edward Bloom is an older version of a younger kid whose stories grow each time he tells them. Bloom being Edwards last name is appropriate for his character. In the movie one of Edwards Bloom’s famous lines is, “There are some fish that cannot be caught. It's not that they're faster or stronger than the other fish. They're just touched by something extra.” In life, we all are “touched by something extra” in some way, that is what sets us apart from others. You have kids that are the fastest and the strongest but then you have those that may be the slowest and weakest of the group but their story can be the most amazing story out of everyone that is told. In the movie, Big Fish, Edward is telling a story of him befriending a giant. Do you think Edward really became friends with a giant or was it part of his fantasy land? Figuring out fact from fiction is why in the movie Tim Burton had William Bloom, Edwards son as a realist who had trouble believing his father’s stories. We all have fantasy in the

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