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The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)

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hms1001

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Post 22 Oct 2012, 19:52

The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)

Has anyone else seen The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997) with Joanna as Mrs. Lovette? I saw it on cable tv in the USA on one of the (pay) movie channels a few weeks ago and I thought she was wonderful as Mrs. Lovette. She's now my favorite version of Mrs. Lovette along with Angela Lansbury in the Stephen Sondheim musical version. :grin:

The IMDB page on it.

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Post 22 Oct 2012, 20:06

Re: The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)

I've been meaning to watch this one for years now (yes, literally years), but I'm ashamed to say that I still haven't seen it. But I'm glad to hear that it's good! :yes:
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Post 23 Oct 2012, 22:35

Re: The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)

Haha yes, I've seen it and it's good fun. Jo looks so hideous that it's almost a joke. I've always loved Sweeney Todd though, I'm dying to see the West End production that is on now...
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Post 25 Oct 2012, 00:41

Re: The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)

Oh My gosh!! I'll never forget when I was in HS and we did this play (yes, my highschool was strange, I know) and my "director" told the girl "YOU have to be a JOANNA Lumley, it... it just doesn't work for anyone else!" That comment caused me to watch it! I haven't watched in in YEARS. SO what am I going to do tonight? hehe. You guys have the best forums!! :dance:
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