Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007 film)

Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 2007 musical horror film directed by Tim Burton. It is an adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheelers Tony Awardwinning 1979 musical of the same name and retells the Victorian melodramatic tale of Sweeney Todd, an English barber and serial killer who murders his customers with a straight razor and, with the help of his accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, processes their corpses into meat pies.

In 1846, a barber named Benjamin Barker arrives in London, accompanied by sailor Anthony Hope No Place Like London. Fifteen years earlier, he had been falsely convicted and sentenced to penal transportation from London by the corrupt Judge Turpin, who had lusted after Barkers wife Lucy The Barber and His Wife. Barker adopts the alias Sweeney Todd and returns to his old Fleet Street shop, situated above Mrs. Nellie Lovetts meat pie shop The Worst Pies in London. From her, he learns that Turpin raped Lucy, who then poisoned herself with arsenic. The couples daughter, Johanna, is now Turpins ward, and, like her mother before her, the object of Turpins lust Poor Thing. Todd vows revenge, and reopens his barber shop after Mrs. Lovett returns his straight razors to him My Friends. While roaming London, Anthony becomes enamored of Johanna, but is caught by Turpin and driven away by his corrupt associate, Beadle Bamford Green Finch and Linnet Bird, Alms Alms, Johanna.During a visit to the marketplace, Todd denounces fauxItalian barber Adolfo Pirellis hair tonic as a fraudulent mix of piss and ink and humiliates him in a public shaving contest Pirellis Miracle Elixir, The Contest. A few days later, Pirelli arrives at Todds shop, with his boy assistant Tobias Ragg. Mrs. Lovett keeps Toby occupied while Pirelli identifies himself as Todds former assistant, Davy Collins, and threatens to reveal Todds secret unless Todd gives him half his earnings. Todd kills Collins to protect his secret, and hides his body in a trunk. ........

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