Sweeney Todd (1998)

Ireland, USA, 19 April 1998
92m
colour
Dolby, English, 4:3

An Irish/American television horror film directed by John Schlesinger.

Plot Summary

19th century barber murders his customers and sells their bodies to the butcher next door, Mrs Lovett, who uses them in her famous meat pies.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: John Schlesinger
© 1997 Signboard Hill Productions, Inc.
Executive Producers: Peter Shaw, Gary Dartnall, Robert Halmi Jr
Produced by: Ted Swanson
Co-Producer: Morgan O'Sullivan
Screenplay by: Peter Buckman
Story Developed for the Screen by: Peter Shaw
Director of Photography: Martin Fuhrer
Edited by: Mark Day
Music Composed by: Richard Rodney Bennett
Sound Recordist: Kieran Horgan
Costume Designer: Joan Bergin
Make-Up Artists: Maire O'Sullivan, Morna Ferguson, Clare Lambe
Chief Hairdresser: Carol Dunne
Special Effects Supervisor: Gerry Johnston
Titles, Opticals and Digital Effects; General Screen Enterprises
Production Designer: Malcolm Thornton
Filmed on location in Dublin and at Ardmore Studios, Republic of Ireland
Casting: Lynn Kressel, Nuala Moiselle, Noel Davis

Cast
Ben Kingsley (Sweeney Todd)
Joanna Lumley (Mrs Lovett)
Campbell Scott (Ben)
Selina Boyack (Alice)
John Kavanagh (Rutledge)
Katharine Schlesinger (Lucy)
David Wilmot (Tom)
Peter Woodthorpe (Mannheim)
Séan Ó'Flanagain (Charlie)
Joe Savino (Chambers)
Niall Buggy (vicar)
Peter Jeffrey (Dr Maxwell)
Bosco Hogan (head clerk)
Birdy Sweeney (elderly cutter)
Des Braiden (bald toothless man)
Gerard Walsh (customer with wig)
David Heap (footman)
Sandy Kennedy (prostitute)
Toby Bradford (pieman)
Frankie McCafferty (Davis)

Alternative Titles

O Barbeiro de Londres – Brazil
La bottega degli orrori di Sweeney Todd – Italy
L'échoppe des horreurs – France (video)
Legenden om Sweeney Todd – Sweden
The Tale of Sweeney Todd