Big Fish Film Summary & Analysis

Tim Burton
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Themes

Living Forever

Ed tells his stories over the years to everyone he meets. At first, he does it to make up for the time he spends away from Sandra and Will. Later, he tells them because everyone enjoys the stories so much, and he loves the feeling of telling the stories. Eventually, Will realizes that his father will live forever through his stories. Every time Ed told a story, a piece of him went into all those who heard the story and passed it on through the years. Ed's legacy will allow him to become immortal.

Will tells Ed the final story of his life and his death. This allows Ed to pass away in peace, and it also shows that Will, Ed's progeny, will also become his legacy in storytelling. Will helps Ed live forever by passing the stories on to his son and even telling...

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