Tim Burton's Corpse Bride

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Tim Burton's Corpse Bride ★★★ Corpse Bride 2005 (PG)

The magnificent visual aesthetic of Burton's animation and a lead character voiced by Johnny Depp. What more could you want? Well what you get is a sweet story of love lost with a netherworldly twist or two. Victor Van Dort (Depp) is set to marry Victoria Everglat (Watson) in a parentallyarranged union. Nervous and awkward, Victor retreats to the nearby graveyard, prac ticing the vows he has struggled to me morize, where he accidentally slips the ring on the finger (which he takes for a twig) of the long dead Corpse Bride (Carter). She comes to life and insists she is now his wife, and he is then plunged into the much brighter world of the dead. 75m/C DVD, Blu-ray Disc, HD DVD . GB USD: Michael Johnson, Tim Burton; W: John August, Caroline Thompson, Pamela Pettler; C: Pete Kozachik; M: Danny Elfman; V: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham-Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman, Joanna Lumley, Albert Finney, Richard E. Grant, Michael Gough, Christopher Lee, Jane Horrocks, Deep Roy, Danny Elfman, Paul Whitehouse, Enn Reitel, Stephen Ballantyne, Lisa Kay. Natl. Bd. of Review ‘05: Animated Film.