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Sweeney Todd

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Synopsis

Based on the 19th century legend of Sweeney Todd and the hit Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Sweeney Todd aka Benjamin Barker returns to London after being sent away by Judge Turpin with the help of a sailor, Anthony Hope. He opens a barber shop above Mrs Lovett's Meat Pie Shop were she sells 'the worst pies in London'. With the help of Mrs Lovett, Todd tries to rid of all the people who have ever done him wrong and hopes to be reunited with his daughter, Joanna, who is now Judge Turpin's ward.

Details

Year
2008
Type of film
Features
Running Time
tbc
Format
35mm
Director
Tim Burton
Producer
Patrick McCormick
Executive Producer
Patrick McCormick
Editor
Chris Lebenzon
Screenwriter
John Logan
Director of Photography
Dariusz Wolski
Production Designer
Dante Ferretti
Music
Stephen Sondheim
Principal Cast
Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen

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Production Company

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