After Tim Burton made his phenomenally successful Batman movie, he had his choice of personal projects, including a Batman sequel and a Beetlejuice sequel, but he chose this deeply personal story based on a sketch he had drawn as a withdrawn teenager; of a thin, solemn man with what looked like scissors for hands.
Enlisting the help of screenwriter Caroline Thompson, together they would craft the ultimate gothic fairy-tale, based on classic Universal monster movies where the monster is the purest, innocent soul; as well as a beautiful Christmas movie, filmed on location in the scorching Florida suburb of Carpenters Run.
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