Edward Scissorhands

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Original poster copyright owned by 20th Century Fox (1990)

Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American romantic dark fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp. The film shows the story of an artificial man named Edward, an unfinished creation who has scissors for hands. Edward is taken in by a suburban family, where he falls in love with their teenage daughter Kim.

The genesis of Edward Scissorhands came from a drawing by then-teenaged director Tim Burton, which reflected his feelings of isolation and being unable to communicate to people around him in suburban Burbank, California. Burton stated that he was often alone and had trouble retaining friendships. “I get the feeling people just got this urge to want to leave me alone for some reason, I don’t know exactly why”.

Edward’s scissor hands were created by Stan Winston, who would later design Penguin‘s prosthetic makeup in Batman Returns. (source: Wikipedia)

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  • Date: May 28, 2014
  • Filed under: Movies