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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Tim Burton Royaume-Uni, 2007

Zachary T.'s rating of the film Sweeney Todd, le diabolique barbier de Fleet Street

Bone-chillingly powerful as a gruesome revenge drama and a movie-musical both. Doggedly faithful to the grim and grimly humorous play, Burton's "Todd" is a visceral experience that fully utilizes the deep power of Sondheim's lyrics and stunningly visualizes the bleak world they imagine. The melancholy lust for vengeance is more palpable here than in any other film in recent memory.