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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Danny Elfman
Chris Sarandon
Catherine O'Hara
William Hickey
Directors
Henry Selick
Screenwriters
Tim Burton
Michael McDowell
Caroline Thompson
Running Time
76 minutes

The Nightmare Before Christmas


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Plot
Bored with his lot Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, decides to take over Christmas Town, kidnapping Santa Claus and giving Xmas a Halloweeny make-over.


Verdict
All gothicky, christmassy, romantic and Burtonesque. Worth a look.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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