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James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

James enjoys an idyllic existence with his parents until they disappear one terrible day. The young orphan is then delivered into the hands of his wicked aunts Sponge and Spike who make him slave away...

Award in Annecy

  • Grand Prix for best feature (1997)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: James and the Giant Peach

    Directed by: Henry SELICK

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 1996

    Running time: 01 h 20 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: puppets, live action

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Henry SELICK

    Production: Denise DI NOVI, Tim BURTON


    Based on: Roald Dahl

    Script: Karey Kirkpatrick, Johnathan Roberts, Steve Blooom

    Music: Randy Newman

    Editing: Webb Stan

    Voice: Paul Terry, Richard Dreyfus, Jane Leeves, Joanna Lumley, Susan Sarandon, Simon Callow, Miriam Margolyes, David Thewlis