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Sweeney Todd (2006)

Sweeney Todd
6.7 Rating
(13 ratings)
7.1 IMDB rating

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Directed by
David Moore

David Moore



Starring (View all)
Ray Winstone

Ray Winstone

Sweeney Todd
Essie Davis

Essie Davis

Mrs Lovett
David Warner

David Warner

Fielding
Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy

Matthew
David Bradley

David Bradley

Sweeney's Father
Roger Frost

Roger Frost

Customer
David Foxxe

David Foxxe

Rector


Written by
Joshua St Johnston

Joshua St Johnston



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An intriguing adaptation...

6 years ago at Jul 14 11:15
1 vote
"Today I wish I'd lost my sense of smell as well as my sight."

David Moore's 2006 BBC made-for-television version of Sweeney Todd is a creative re-imagining of the Broadway musical that was originally written by Stephen Sondheim. Moore's vision of the classic story eliminates the songs and the singing: this is not a musical, but instead a dead serious drama that's more based on the ... read more
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A 2006 BBC made-for-television retelling of the story of Sweeney Todd - a man who lives in London in the 18th century and slashes the throats of innocents as retribution for the injustices society has forced him to endure.
Release date: 3 January 2006
Pie (1), Adaptation (1), Based On Broadway Musical (1), Tv Movie (1), BBC Production (1), Sweeney Todd (1), Drama (1), Horror (1), Blood (1), Violence (1), Gore (1), Razor (1), Barber (1), Throat Slitting (1), Murder (1)
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"has everything you need to make a happy movie: home-made abortions, cannibalism, syphilis, voyeurism, suicide etc"


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"Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd." (8 movies items)

"This 1993 West End revival has Alun Armstrong as Sweeney and Juila McKenzie as Mrs. Lovett. Opened at the Royal National Theatre in London. "


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An intriguing adaptation...

“"Today I wish I'd lost my sense of smell as well as my sight."

David Moore's 2006 BBC made-for-television version of Sweeney Todd is a creative re-imagining of the Broadway musical that was originally written by Stephen Sondheim. Moore's vision of the classic story eliminates the songs and the singing: this is not a musical, but instead a dead serious drama that's more based on the old urban legends in preference over Sondheim's musical. This film bears little relation to Tim Burton's lucrative cinematic musical released in 2007. In place of songs, there's dialogue that dives into characters relationships and motives behind their emotions. By all means, Burton's musical is the superior film - however this is a competently crafted television movie that showcases some extravagant v” read more