Later in the film, the tag on his present confirms this. Channel 4 used this opening from until Mel Smith's death inwhen the Bowie introduction returned, returning the film to its original aspect ratio. The scene is shot with what appears to be a lilac petal dangling in front of the lens.
This version is also cropped to widescreen. The editor is Thelma Schoonmakerthe veteran of much work with Martin Scorsesewho is here an executive producer.
As does J. It was a magical day Production notes[ edit ] The song " Walking in the Air " is sung in the film by chorister Peter Auty who was not credited in the original version. Val Kilmerhis voice rather badly and inexplicably dubbed, turns up.