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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street

Author: John LoganLaurie MacDonaldWalter F ParkesRichard D ZanuckTim BurtonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamworks Home Entertainment, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Blu-ray disc : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Horror films
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Logan; Laurie MacDonald; Walter F Parkes; Richard D Zanuck; Tim Burton; Johnny Depp; Helena Bonham Carter; Alan Rickman; Timothy Spall; Sacha Baron Cohen; Jayne Wisener; Jamie Campbell Bower; Laura Michelle Kelly; Ed Sanders; Anthony Stewart Head; Peter Bowles; Stephen Sondheim; Hugh Wheeler; Christopher Bond; Dreamworks Pictures.; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Zanuck Company.; DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 244394352
Language Note: English, French or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles. Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from container.
Videodisc release of the 2007 motion picture.
Based on the musical by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler and the musical adaptation by Christopher Bond.
Special features: commentary by Tim Burton; "Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd" featurette; Sweeney Todd press conference ; Sweeney Toddy is alive: The real history of the Demon Barber; Musical mayhem: Sondheim's Sweeney Todd; Sweeney's London; The making of Sweeney Todd; Grand Guignol: a theatrical tradition; Designs for Demon Barber; A bloody business; Moviefone unscripted with Johnny Depp and Tim Burton; The razor's refrain; photo gallery; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Dariusz Wolski ; editor, Chris Lebenzon ; music and lyrics, Stephen Sondheim ; costume designer, Colleen Atwood ; production designer, Dante Ferretti ; visual effects supervisor, Chas Jarrett.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jayne Wisener, Jamie Campbell Bower, Laura Michelle Kelly, Ed Sanders, Anthony Head, Peter Bowles.
Target Audience: Rating: R; for graphic bloody violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray Disc, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, widescreen.; This is a Blu-ray disc and will not play in a standard DVD player.
Other Titles: Sweeney Todd (Motion picture)
Demon barber of Fleet street
Responsibility: DreamWorks Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Parkes/MacDonald production ; a Zanuck Company production ; produced by John Logan, Laurie MacDonald, Walter Parkes, Richard D. Zanuck ; screenplay by John Logan ; directed by Tim Burton.

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Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet Street. Mrs. Lovett is Sweeney's amorous accomplice who creates diabolical meat pies out of the remains of Mr. Todd's victims.

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