Victor’s best friend is his faithful dog Sparky. That’s why when he unexpectedly dies, the world comes crumbling down for him. Desperate, he’ll try to bring him back from the dead with a little science and, above all, a lot of electricity. The experiment’s a success, and Sparky comes back to life (with a few extra scars, that’s for sure). In the mid-nineties, the short film Frankenweenie was a call to attention to the budding talent of a young man named Tim Burton. Three decades later, the director revisits one of his most beloved stories, taking it to the world of animation and applying all the knowledge that has made him one of the key names in contemporary cinema.
Burbank, California, 1958. With an innate talent for illustration, he began to work for Disney at a very early age. Over the years, his unmistakable aesthetic taste for the macabre has made him one of the most influential directors in the world. In his filmography we can find milestones like Batman (89), Edward Scissorhands (90) or Ed Wood (94).
Edition: 2012 Section: Special Session Original language: