Corpse Bride

Tag: Animation

Title: Corpse Bride
AKA: Corpse Bride
Year: 2005
Character: Pastor Galswells (voice)
Director: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson
Cameraman: Pete Kozachik
Screenplay: Tim Burton, Carlos Grangel, John August, Caroline Thompson, Pamela Pettler
Runtime: 77
Country: UK | USA
Genre: Animation | Fantasy | Music | Romance
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures, Tim Burton Animation Co., Laika Entertainment, Patalex Productions, Tim Burton Productions, Will Vinton Studios
Classification: PG
Notes:

Language: English
Audio: DTS-ES  | Dolby Digital EX  | SDDS
Colour: Color
Tagline: Loving You Is Like Loving The Dead
The love of his life.
A Grave Proposal
The Graceful Dead
The love of her afterlife.
Throw Him A Bone
Can a heart still break once it's stopped beating?
Rising to the occasion
There's been a grave misunderstanding.

 

Plot:

Tim Burton returns to the dark but fanciful animated style of The Nightmare Before Christmas with this stop-motion black comedy. Victor (voice of Johnny Depp) lives in a small European village in the 19th century, where he is pledged to marry Victoria (voice of Emily Watson), a partnership arranged by their parents. The two only meet the day before their scheduled nuptials, and Victor performs disastrously in the wedding rehearsal. Later that evening, while he is walking through the woods and hopelessly practicing his vows, he puts Victoria's wedding band on what looks like a branch. Victor quickly discovers this was a big mistake; as it happens, he has put the ring on the skeletal finger of the enchanted Corpse Bride (voice of Helena Bonham Carter), who then whisks him off to a dark and mysterious netherworld where they are now married. Victor is frightened in the land of the dead, and even realizes that he has fallen in love with his true fiancée, Victoria, so he searches for a way back to his own world. Directed by Tim Burton in collaboration with animator Mike Johnson, Corpse Bride features a stellar voice cast, including Albert Finney, Christopher Lee, Richard E. Grant, Joanna Lumley, and Danny Elfman (who also composed the film's musical score).

Cast:

Johnny Depp as Victor Van Dort (voice)
Helena Bonham Carter as Corpse Bride (voice)
Emily Watson as Victoria Everglot (voice)
Tracey Ullman as Nell Van Dort / Hildegarde (voice)
Paul Whitehouse as William Van Dort / Mayhew / Paul The Head Waiter (voice)
Joanna Lumley as Maudeline Everglot (voice)
Albert Finney as Finis Everglot (voice)
Richard E. Grant as Barkis Bittern (voice)
Christopher Lee as Pastor Galswells (voice)
Michael Gough as Elder Gutknecht (voice)
Jane Horrocks as Black Widow Spider / Mrs. Plum (voice)
Enn Reitel as Maggot / Town Crier (voice)
Deep Roy as General Bonesapart (voice)
Danny Elfman as Bonejangles (voice)
Stephen Ballantyne as Emil (voice)
Lisa Kay as Solemn Village Boy (voice)

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2 April 2012 - 12:20pm
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