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Big Eyes

Type: Motion Picture — Status: Completed
Added: Aug 20th, 2010    Last Modified: Dec 31st, 2014
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Plot

In the 1950s, Walter Keane becomes a national celebrity and talk show fixture after he pioneers the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and uses his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply in hardware stores and gas stations across the country. Unfortunately, he claims to be the artist. That role is actually played by Margaret, his shy wife. She generates the paintings from their basement while Walter simply ads his signature to the bottom. The ruse breaks up their marriage, and when she tries to make it known that she authored the paintings, they end up in a court battle after Walter calls her crazy. The case culminates in a dramatic courtroom showdown. The judge puts up two easels, side by side, and challenges each of them to start painting. Walter begs off, blaming a shoulder injury, while she dashes off her familiar big-eyed creation.


Sched Start08 Jul 2013
Sched WrapAug 23, 2013
Release DateNov 13, 2014
(Film Independent at LACMA) (premiere)
GenreDrama

Addresses (4)

Primary Production Office
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Production Office/Ojos Grandes Productions Inc
3500 Cornett Rd. Bldg. K
Vancouver, BC V5M 2H5 ,
Canada
Phone 1: 604/453-4950
Fax 1: 604-453-4951
Email: bigeyesprod@gmail.com
Production Company
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The Weinstein Company
375 Greenwich St., 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10013
USA
Phone 1: 212 941 3800
Fax 1: 212 941 3949
URL: http://www.weinsteinco.com
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Tim Burton Productions
8033 Sunset Blvd., Suite 7500
West Holllywood, CA 90046
USA
Phone 1: 310-300-1670
URL: www.timburton.com
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Electric City Entertainment
8409 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
USA
Phone 1: 323-654-7800
Fax 1: 323-654-7808
URL: http://www.electriccityent.net

Locations (1)

City State/Province Country Region
Vancouver BC Canada ---

Crew (25)

Name Job Description
Tim Burton Director
Scott Alexander Producer
Tim Burton Producer
Katterli Frauenfelder Producer
Derek Frey Producer
Dan Halsted Producer
Lynette Howell Producer
Larry Karaszewski Producer
Jamie Patricof Producer
Scott Alexander Screenwriter
Larry Karaszewski Screenwriter
Amy Adams Actor
Danny Huston Actor
Krysten Ritter Actor
Jason Schwartzman Actor
Christoph Walz Actor
Brendan Ferguson Production Manager
Bruno Bruno Delbonnel Cinematographer
Rick Heinrichs Production Designer
JC Bond Editor
Danny Elfman Composer
Heike Brandstatter Casting Director
Coreen Mayrs Casting Director
Nicole Abellera Casting Director
Jeanne McCarthy Casting Director