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The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Horror  -  19 April 1998 (USA)
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The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina ... See full summary »

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Ben Carlyle
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Selina Boyack ...
Alice
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Sean Flanagan ...
Charlie (as Séan Ó'Flanagain)
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Joe Savino ...
Chambers
Niall Buggy ...
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Dr. Maxwell
Peter Woodthorpe ...
Mannheim
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Birdy Sweeney ...
Elderly Cutter
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Bald Toothless Man
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The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina Boyack) and the dashing inspector (Campbell Scott) who tries to solve the murders are also thrown into the mix. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Tale of sweeney todd
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This is an excellent film with a good range of actors and actresses. Overall an excellent film that i will buy when it comes out on DVD, whenever that is. I recommend that anybody that enjoyes Joanna Lumley to watch this film next time it is on television.


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