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His scars run deep: "Edward Scissorhands" (1990), a film by Tim Burton

Posted by Theia - Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

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Directed by Tim Burton, and written by Tim Burton and Caroline Thompson, «Edward Scissorhands» (also known as "Edward mit den Scherenhänden", "Edward mani di forbice") is a Comedy/Drama/Fantasy/Romance film, released in the USA on December 06 of 1990 , starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker and Robert Oliveri.

Storyline:
An elderly woman describes to her granddaughter where snow comes from by telling the story of a young man named Edward with scissors for hands, the creation of an inventor. The inventor was inspired to make an artificial man due to the anthropomorphic appearance of his other inventions. His final result was a humanlike young boy that had everything except for hands, but the inventor had a heart attack and died while in the act of revealing a pair of real hands to Edward, leaving him to be "unfinished" forever.

Many years before, local Avon saleswoman Peg Boggs, after failing to make profits in her suburban neighborhood, visits the Gothic mansion on a hill where Edward lives. There, she finds Edward alone, and decides to take him to her home. Edward becomes friends with Peg's young son Kevin, her husband Bill, and later their teenage daughter Kim.

Peg's neighbors become impressed at Edward's masterful skills at hedge trimming and hair cutting. However, two of the [...]

Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Winona Ryder as Kim in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Winona Ryder as Kim in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Winona Ryder as Kim in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Winona Ryder as Kim in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Johnny Depp as Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Winona Ryder as Kim in Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Winona Ryder as Kim in Edward Scissorhands (1990)

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