The Tale of Sweeney Todd

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The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1998)


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.

Director: John Schlesinger

Release Date: 1998-04-19
Status: Released
Run time: 92 min / 1:32
Production Country: United Kingdom



Ben Kingsley
Sweeney Todd
Campbell Scott
Ben Carlyle
Joanna Lumley
Mrs. Lovett
Selina Boyack
David Wilmot
Sean Flanagan
Katharine Schlesinger


Directing John Schlesinger Director
Writing Peter Buckman Writer
Writing Peter Shaw Story
Production Gary Dartnall Producer
Production Monica Foster Producer
Production Robert Halmi Jr. Producer
Production Paul Lowin Producer
Production Morgan O'Sullivan Producer
Production Peter Shaw Producer
Production Ted Swanson Producer
Camera Martin Fuhrer Director of Photography
Sound Richard Rodney Bennett Original Music Composer
Editing Mark Day Editor
Art Malcolm Thornton Production Design
Art Steve Simmonds Art Direction
Art Josie MacAvin Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Joan Bergin Costume Design
Production Noel Davis Casting
Production Lynn Kressel Casting
Production Nuala Moiselle Casting

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