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Vincent (1982)

Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.

Director:

Tim Burton

Writer:

Tim Burton
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Vincent Price ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Vincent Malloy, a polite 7-year-old boy and a fervent Vincent Price aficionado, has only one dream: to become like his idol. With this in mind and with the help of his unrestrained imagination, young Vincent relives his favourite actor's movies and stories, performing strange experiments in the likes of Edgar Allan Poe's tales. However, much to the boy's irritation, somehow, his mother always manages to get in the way. Poor Vincent, no one understands you. Written by Nick Riganas

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In a scene from "Corpse Bride" Finis Everglot makes a reference to this movie by mistaking "Victor" for "Vincent", presumably due to their resemblance. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Vincent Malloy is seven years old, / He's always polite and does what he's told. / For a boy his age he's considerate and nice, / But he wants to be just like Vincent Price. / He doesn't mind living with his sister, dog and cats, / Though he'd rather share a home with spiders and bats. / There he could reflect on the horrors he's invented, / And wander dark hallways alone and tormented. / Vincent is nice when his aunt comes to see him, / But imagines dipping her in wax for his wax museum. / He ...
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Referenced in Backstage at Disney (1983) See more »

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Freakishly Cute
22 November 2003 | by Puppet-Of-DoomSee all my reviews

You keep getting sucked into Vincent's demented mind, and then spat back into reality whenever you see his mother. It is a cute story with definate tones of horror, which makes it good and definately unique. This film may be short, but it is very effective, creative and overall brilliant. Tim Burton is such a master, all the work of his that I have seen is excellent. Vincent Price narrates with a clever poem while you see the smooth animation and take in the storyline.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1982 (USA) See more »

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1.37 : 1
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