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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street / 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.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library DVD MUSICAL SWE (Text) All discs - DVD 33187002846687 Digital Video Disc Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD MUSICAL SWE (Text) All discs - DVD 33187002769137 Digital Video Disc Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415738920
  • ISBN: 9781415738924
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen format (1.85:1); 2-disc special ed.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, California : DreamWorks Home Entertainment [Distributor], 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; graphic bloody violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen (enhanced for 16x9 TVs)
Language Note:
In English, or dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Todd, Sweeney (Legendary character) > Drama.
Barbers > England > London > Drama.
Serial murderers > Drama.
Ex-convicts > Psychology > Drama.
Judicial error > Drama.
Revenge > Drama.
Cannibalism > Drama.
Meat grinders > Drama.
Fleet Street (London, England) > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Prisoners' families > Drama.
Children of prisoners > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Slasher films.
Musical films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Films for the hearing impaired.

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