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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street

Author: John LoganLaurie MacDonaldWalter F ParkesRichard D ZanuckTim BurtonAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen; 2-disc special edView all editions and formats
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A musical adaptation of the story of Sweeney Todd, a man sent to prison 15 years earlier, who returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin. Returning to his old neighborhood with his old life destroyed, he opens a barber shop as the instrument of his plot. With the help of his new and amorous accomplice Mrs. Lovett, owner of the downstairs pie shop and in need of better  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Horror films
Musical films
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; C G Bond; Stephen Sondheim; Hugh Wheeler; Dreamworks Pictures.; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Zanuck Company.; DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415738920 9781415738924
OCLC Number: 961884868
Language Note: In English, or dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Region 1; widescreen presentation; enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Based on the musical : Sweeney Todd / by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler and the musical adaptation by Christopher Bond.
Special features (disc 1): "Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd" making-of featurette (26 min.).
Special features (disc 2): "Sweeney Todd press conference" (20 min.); "Sweeney is alive: the real history of the demon barber" fact and fiction featurette (20 min.); "Musical mayhem: Sondheim's Sweeney Todd" (12 min.); "Sweeney's London" historical featurette (16 min.); "The making of Sweeney Todd" (25 min.); "Grand Guignol: a theatrical tradition" horror theatre featurette (20 min.); "Designs for a Demon Barber" production short (8 min.); "A bloody business" effects, makeup, and prosthetics short (9 min.); "Moviefone unscripted with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp" interview (12 min.); "The razor's refrain" song with production stills montage (9 min.); photo gallery; theatrical trailer (3 min.).
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: MPAA rating: R; graphic bloody violence.
Description: 2 videodiscs (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.; DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature film ; special feature --
Disc 2. Special features.
Other Titles: Demon barber of Fleet Street
Sweeney Todd (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Dreamworks Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures presents 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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A musical adaptation of the story of Sweeney Todd, a man sent to prison 15 years earlier, who returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin. Returning to his old neighborhood with his old life destroyed, he opens a barber shop as the instrument of his plot. With the help of his new and amorous accomplice Mrs. Lovett, owner of the downstairs pie shop and in need of better ingredients, Todd works his way through his list of enemies.

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