Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Never forget. Never forgive.
I'm too busy to get a haircut.
Set in London a few hundred years back, a young barber is happily married with a wife and daughter. An evil judge takes a fancy to his wife, and deports the barber to Australia on trumped-up charges. Years later, the barber manages to return, seeking revenge. He sets up shop in his old premises, but with a twist... customers leave via a chute to the meat pie kitchen downstairs, after he has slit their throats...
115 minutes , No persons under 16 (Violence) Crime, Drama, Musical, Thriller.
Where's it showing?
Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jamie Campbell Bower
Tim Burton Screenplay John Logan, based on the play by Christopher Bond and musical by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler Music Stephen Sondheim Cinematography Dariusz Wolski Editing Chris Lebenzon Sound formats Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS Soundtrack Available
Made in 2007
Produced by Dreamworks SKG, Film IT, Parkes/MacDonald Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures, The Zanuck Company
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FPB Report (SA)
Genre Crime, thriller, musical
Language Mild, infrequent, no impact
Violence Intense psychological and physical violence, bloody, graphic
Drug abuse None
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ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / Nudity Violence Blood / Gore / Gross Guns / Weapons Profanity Alcohol / Drugs Smoking Disrespectful / Bad Attitude Imitative Behaviour Frightening / Tense Scenes Jump Scenes Tense Family Scenes Music (Scary/Tense) Music (Inappropriate) Topics to talk about
Scale (Max) 20 South African Media
Cape Argus/The Star Diane de Beer 15
Die Burger Jeanne Calitz 15
Cape Times Carina Chocano 15
The Citizen Natalie Bosman 16
Sunday Times Barry Ronge 10 International Media
BBC (UK) Paul Arendt 15
Chicago Sunday Times Roger Ebert 20
ReelViews (USA) James Berardinelli 13
Rolling Stone (US) Peter Travers 18
ScreenIt (USA) 14
Metacritic.com 39 critics 17
RottenTomatoes.com 176 critics 15
RottenTomatoes.com Tomatometer 17
Internet (IMDB) 37401 Netizens 16
Average .. 77% 15
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