Sweeney Todd. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

By: Burton, Tim, 1958-Contributor(s): Depp, Johnny | Bonham Carter, Helena, 1966- | Rickman, Alan | Spall, Timothy, 1957- | Baron Cohen, Sacha, 1971- | Sondheim, StephenMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Hollywood, CA Paramount Home Entertainment 2008 Description: 2 videodiscs (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1415738920Subject(s): Feature filmsLOC classification: DVDAbstract: 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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Based on the musical by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler and the musical adaptation by Christopher Bond.

Special features: ""Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd"" featurette; Sweeney Todd is alive: the real history of The Demon Barber; musical mayhem: Sondheim's Sweeney Todd; Sweeney's London; Grand Guignot: a theatrical tradition; designs for a Demon Barber; a bloody business; unscripted with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp; a conversation with Tim Burton

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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