When young Victor’s pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor’s home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked “monster” wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor’s neighbors, he has to convince them (and his parents) that despite his appearance, Sparky’s still the good loyal friend he’s always been. —IMDb
Timothy Walter “Tim” Burton (born August 25, 1958) is a Golden Globe Award-winning American film director, producer, writer and artist. He is famed for his dark and quirky films, such as Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas, which he co-wrote and produced. He is also famous for directing blockbusters including Batman and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Since directing his first feature film Pee-wee’s Big Adventure in 1985, he has gone on to direct and produce numerous films, many of which have received Academy Award nominations and wins. He frequently works with close friend Johnny Depp, musician Danny Elfman and partner Helena Bonham Carter. His upcoming projects include the animated film 9 and Alice in Wonderland, the Disney retelling of Lewis Carroll’s book.
Burton was born in Burbank, California, the first of two sons to Bill Burton and Jean Erickson. His year of birth is sometimes mistakenly given as 1960. Burton described his childhood self as quirky… read more
it starts promising but then increasingly flattens out with all the quotations of godzilla etc. also the characters could have been carved out more precisely for my taste (and for what i'm used to from other burton movies). maybe the combination disney & burton doesn't work so well? i liked the older, condensed version much more.
Si potrebbe definire un ritorno alle origini per il grande Tim Burton.Uno stile scevro dagli ultimi fronzoli gotici mette in mostra un asciutto e sobrio bianco e nero.Originali anche le tematiche come la morte,ovvero la sua non-accettazione, e la differenza tra il mondo adulto e quello fanciullesco.Molte le citazioni horror. Un Burton più "buonista",meno duro e tagliente;ma il risultato è di gran lunga apprezzabile.