- Original title
- Running time
- 98 min.
- United States
Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Alan Arkin, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, Caroline Aaron, Robert Oliveri, Conchata Ferrell, Dick Anthony Williams, O-Lan Jones, Susan Blommaert, See 13 More
20th Century Fox. Producer: Tim Burton
Fantasy. Drama. Romance | Cult Movie. Romantic Drama
- In Tim Burtons EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, an Avon lady, Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest), discovers the half-finished experiment--a man/monster named Edward (Johnny Depp)--of a mad scientist (Vincent Price) living in the neighborhoods old abandoned castle. The scientist died before replacing the shy mans large shears with real hands. When Peg attempts to bring Edward into her suburban world, to live among her skeptical family (husband Alan Arkin and daughter Winona Ryder) and gossipy neighbors, his hands--dangerous yet capable of creating things of great beauty--make for some awkward, funny, and poignant situations: Edward as a topiary gardener, Edward as a cutting-edge hair stylist.
- Rankings Position
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Makeup
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy/Musical (Johnny Depp)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Cinematography
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Supp. Actress (Wiest)
: BAFTA Awards: Best Production Design. 4 Nominations
: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nom. for Best Supporting Actress (Wiest)
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