Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American fantasy gothic romance film directed by Tim Burton. It was produced by Burton and Denise Di Novi, written by Caroline Thompson from a story by her and Burton, and starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, and Alan Arkin. It tells the story of an unfinished artificial humanoid who has scissor blades instead of hands that is taken in by a suburban family and falls in love with their teenage daughter.
One evening, an elderly woman tells her granddaughter the bedtime story of a young man named Edward who has scissor blades for hands.
|author||Caroline Thompson Tim Burton|
|award||Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation|
|editor||Colleen Halsey Richard Halsey|
|genre||drama fantasy romance|
|keywords||arrest avon avon products bedtime story burglar alarm christmas cut discover even flee float gothic architecture groom hair salon heart attack ice sculpture kill new house religious fanatic religious fanaticism scout shave snow teenage daughter topiary unfinished wander young man|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling|
|producer||Denise Di Novi Tim Burton|
|publisher||20th Century Fox|
|theme||gothic gothic romance magic realism romantic drama romantic fantasy urban|