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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street.

Author: Tim BurtonJohnny DeppHelena Bonham CarterAlan RickmanStephen SondheimAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamworks Pictures ; Neutral Bay, N.S.W : Distributed by Warner Bros. Entertainment, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Videocassette : Government publication : U-matic : 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: Drama
Material Type: Government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Burton; Johnny Depp; Helena Bonham Carter; Alan Rickman; Stephen Sondheim; Hugh Wheeler; C G Bond; Warner Bros. Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 271682275
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English. English audio description (descriptve narration).
Notes: "Y18621."
Based on the musical by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler and the musical adaptation by Christopher Bond.
Credits: Director Tim Burton ; Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen.
Target Audience: Censorship classification: MA 15+
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Region 4, widescreen.
Contents: Disc 1. Movie --
Disc 2. Special features : Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd ; Sweeney Todd is alive: the real history of the demon barber ; musical mayhem: Sondheim's Sweeney Todd ; Sweeney's London ; designs for a demon barber ; grand Guignol: a threatrical tradition ; a bloody business ; razor's refrain ; photo gallery.

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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.

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